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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ  
1044 PM MST THU AUG 18 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS EXTENDED THE  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
BEAVER CREEK IN SOUTHERN COCONINO COUNTY ARIZONA...  
AND EASTERN YAVAPAI COUNTY ARIZONA...  
 
* UNTIL 245 AM MST.  
 
* AT 1030 PM MST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN NEAR AND ALONG BEAVER CREEK. BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2.75  
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 0.25  
INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY. A STREAM GAUGE AT BEAVER CREEK NEAR RIMROCK HAS  
SHOWN THE CREEK LEVEL RISING NEARLY 4.5 FEET WITH THE CREEK  
RAPIDLY RISING NEARLY 3 FEET IN THE PAST 30 MINUTES.  
 
HAZARD...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR AND AUTOMATED GAUGES.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF LOW-WATER  
CROSSINGS, CREEKS, NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND ROADS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
RIMROCK NEAR BEAVER CREEK, MONTEZUMA WELL, LAKE MONTEZUMA,  
MCGUIREVILLE NEAR BEAVER CREEK, MONTEZUMA CASTLE NATIONAL  
MONUMENT, V BAR V VISITORS CENTER AND WET BEAVER CREEK CAMPGROUND.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
INTERSTATE 17 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 291 AND 292.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CREEKS, WASHES AND RIVERS...  
JACKS CANYON, BRADY CANYON, LONG CANYON, BEAVER CREEK, DRY BEAVER  
CREEK, RUSSELL WASH AND WALKER CREEK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
IN HILLY OR MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN, THERE ARE MANY LOW WATER CROSSINGS  
WHICH WILL BECOME DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS  
FLOODED ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
GET OUT OF WASHES AND CREEKS IF YOU ARE CAMPING OR HIKING! FLOODING  
IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT AND WILL INUNDATE AREA DRAINAGES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3464 11174 3462 11179 3457 11185 3457 11186  
3462 11186 3468 11172 3471 11155 3473 11146  
3466 11144  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR AND GAUGE INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
 

 
 
JJM  
 
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