FLAGSTAFF, AZ — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency Friday for Coconino County. The declaration will free up $200,000 of state funding to help the county and the City of Flagstaff following heavy rains and flooding.
TODAY: I’ve issued a Declaration of Emergency in response to flash flooding in Coconino County, making available up to $200,000 for response efforts.— Doug Ducey (@dougducey) July 16, 2021
Severe post-wildfire flooding is creating dangerous challenges for communities in Northern Arizona. 1/
The heavy rains are complicating cleanup efforts from the Museum Fire. Runoff from the burn scar caused flash flooding, sending debris and as much as two feet of water into communities in East Flagstaff. More rain is expected Friday.
United Way of Northern Arizona is also asking for volunteers to help clean up the mess. You can sign up here.