Arizona Emergency Bulletin Feed
Heavy rainfall, flooding in Schultz Flood Area causes road closures
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:38:19 +0000

Coconino County has activated an Emergency Operation Center (EOC) to coordinate emergency response operations due to heavy rainfall and subsequent flooding this afternoon in the Schultz Flood area.

County Public Works crews closed Brandis Way due to significant water over the roadway. Debris obstructed one of the culverts, diverting water and debris onto the road and rendering it impassable. Public Works has crews on scene and has begun assessment of the damage and clean-up will commence as soon as it’s safe to enter.

Fire restrictions lifted north of the Grand Canyon
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:18:20 +0000

 Coconino County will lift fire restrictions above the North Rim of the Grand Canyon effective immediately. This region received significant moisture during the last week, decreasing fire risk.

High Pollution Advisory issued for July 19 in Maricopa County
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:09:50 +0000

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone in Maricopa County, effective July 19, 2018. This HPA is due to levels expected to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

High Pollution Advisory issued for July 18 in Maricopa County
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:19:41 +0000

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone in Maricopa County, effective July 18, 2018. This HPA is due to levels expected to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

Lifting of Stage 2 Fire Restrictions on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:11:10 +0000

Effective Tuesday, July 17, 2018 beginning at 12:00 A.M. - Stage 2 Fire Restrictions will be lifted on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation.  Fire danger is “moderate” and a monsoonal weather pattern is predicted to continue across the Reservation this week.

Monsoons arrive on White Mountain
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:08:45 +0000

The monsoons have arrived on the White Mountain’s. All fire restrictions on the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests are lifted and closures have been rescinded, effective Monday, July 17, 2018 at 3:00p.m. Even though the fire restriction are lifted you still need to be responsible and make sure your campfires are dead out if left unattended. 

We would like to again thank all of our visitors for being patient, understanding, and obeying the restrictions and closures during our drought conditions.

High Pollution Advisory issued for July 17 in Maricopa County
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:52:38 +0000

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone in Maricopa County, effective July 17, 2018. This HPA is due to levels expected to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.

Kaibab National Forest temporarily closes Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on Williams Ranger District
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:06:48 +0000

The Kaibab National Forest has implemented a temporary closure of Forest Road 149 near Kendrick Mountain on the Williams Ranger District due to safety concerns related to the active monsoon season.

Forest Road 149, which is located in the far northeastern corner of the Williams Ranger District just east of Pumpkin Center, accesses the Pumpkin Trailhead on Kendrick Mountain. Due to the risk of flooding and the associated public safety concerns, the road has been temporarily closed and will remain so until monsoon conditions subside.

Interstate 10 eastbound closed on Arizona side of New Mexico line
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:54:32 +0000

Interstate 10 eastbound is closed from mileposts 352 and 391 west of the New Mexico state line due to a dust storm, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

The I-10 is also closed in both directions in New Mexico from the state line to MP 20.

There is no estimated time to reopen the highway.

An alternate route is US 191 northbound to US 70 east bound to Lordsburg, N.M.

High Pollution Advisory issued for July 16 in Maricopa County
Sun, 15 Jul 2018 19:14:54 +0000

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is issuing a High Pollution Advisory (HPA) for ozone in Maricopa County, effective July 16, 2018. This HPA is due to levels expected to exceed the federal health standard for ozone.


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