FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Heavy rain near the Pipeline Fire burn scar is causing concern for flash flooding.
The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Pipeline Burn Scar Thursday as monsoon thunderstorms dumped torrential rain on the area.
Flash Flooding Expected In Pipeline Fire Scar Flood Area, consisting of the Timberline, Wupatki Trails, Fernwood and Doney Park neighborhoods.— Coconino County Emergency Management (@coconinoem) July 14, 2022
If indoors, shelter in place. If outdoors, get to high ground and do not enter drainages.
They added that debris flow would be possible along Schultz Creek and Upper Rio de Flag.
Residents are being warned to quickly get away from creeks and washes. Drivers are also being urged to turn around if they see water covering a roadway, and not drive through it.
A Flash Flood Warning was also issued for portions of Yavapai County, including Camp Verde, Middle Verde, Verde Lakes, Flower Pot, Fort Verde State Historic Park, and Rocking River Ranch State Park.
⚠️ Flash Flood Warning ⚠️ in effect until 4:45 PM MST for portions of Yavapai County.— NWS Flagstaff (@NWSFlagstaff) July 14, 2022
This includes Camp Verde, Middle Verde, Verde Lakes, Flower Pot, Fort Verde State Historic Park, and Rocking River Ranch State Park. More info: https://t.co/EbpCAcZWwS. #azwx pic.twitter.com/Id1kNybQGD
On Friday, the National Weather Service said the threat of flooding would continue.