Below is a summary of yesterday and today’s activities by the Coconino County Flood Control
District and City of Flagstaff related to the Museum Flood Area.
Weather Forecast: The National Weather Service predicts isolated storms through the
beginning of the week with increasing storm chances going into the weekend. For up-to-date,
local weather, visit https://www.weather.gov/fgz/.
Sandbag Operations & Placement: 13,350 sandbags were produced over the weekend and
today. There is currently a sandbag stockpile of 57,200 sandbags. A total of 52 sandbag site
placements have been completed to-date for elderly and disabled in the Museum Flood area,
with none awaiting assistance.
Approximately 650,000 to 700,000 sandbags have been placed since the Museum Fire (2019).
Pre-filled and self-fill sandbags continue to be available to both the stations (South parking lot
of Coconino High School at 2801 N Izabel and Coconino County Health and Human Services at 2625 King Street).
Flood Mitigation Site Assessments: Four sites are awaiting assessment. Please be patient as we respond to requests. Request a site assessment by contacting the Call Center at 928-679-8525 if you are experiencing one or more of the following:
- Floodwater has overtopped your sandbags or other mitigation measures
- The flow of floodwater was not mitigated by your current sandbag walls
- Mitigation employed by adjacent property owners is impacting your home
Operations: Work is well underway on the emergency (exigency) flood mitigation project in Mount Elden Estates. Several rock vane weirs are already completed as well as armoring the
low water crossing at Morning Glory Lane.
United Way volunteers assisted with debris removal today.
Call Center: Four (4) calls were received today, with 484 total calls since the beginning of the
Volunteers Needed: United Way of Northern Arizona is planning additional “Neighbor Helping Neighbor” events to support flood mitigation efforts. We need more volunteers to make sandbags, place sandbags at residences, and assist with clean-up. Please sign up at
https://uwna.volunteerhub.com/#_=_ or call 928-773-9813.
Below is important information for residents of the Museum Flood Area and those who
experienced monsoonal flooding:
SHELTER IN PLACE: During flood events, residents should shelter in place. Have a Stay
DEBRIS ON PROPERTY: If you have debris on your property, then you should move the
debris to the street if you are able -- only when the water has stopped flowing. This will
help County and City Public Works crews remove the debris with their heavy equipment.
PARKED CARS: If you live on one of the streets that has debris as a result of the flood,
then please do not park your car on the streets.
TRACK WEATHER: For the latest Museum Fire scar weather conditions and NWS
notifications please visit https://www.weather.gov/fgz/MuseumFireFloodRisk
SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS: https://coconino.az.gov/207/Emergency-Management
MUSEUM FLOOD AREA CALL CENTER: The Call Center will be operational daily. Hours of
operation may shift depending on any weather events that may occur. The number is
SOCIAL SERVICES RESOURCE
CLEAN UP OF INTERIOR FLOODING: https://www.coconino.az.gov/2437/After-a-
STAY IN TOUCH: Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff are providing updates on our
websites and social media: coconino.az.gov, twitter.com/coconinocounty, and
facebook.com/coconinocounty | flagstaff.az.gov, facebook.com/CityofFlagstaff