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Prescribed Burn for the Prescott Area 2/18/2020

Prescribed Burn for the Prescott Area 2/18/2020

Emergency Management received word today, from the U.S. Forest Service that a prescribed burn is planned today in the following area:

Spruce Mountain area-with a burn area of about 35 acres.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the U.S. Forest Services or Yavapai County Emergency Management at (928) 771-3321.

Prescribed Burns for the Prescott Area 2/13/2020

Prescribed Burns for the Prescott Area 2/13/2020

Emergency Management received word today, from the U.S. Forest Service that prescribed burns are planned today in the following areas:

Copper Basin & Schoolhouse Gulch-with burn areas being a total of 37 acres. 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the U.S. Forest Service or Yavapai County Emergency Management at (928) 771-3321.

Prescribed Burns in Prescott Area Today 2/12/2020

Prescribed Burns in Prescott Area Today 2/12/2020

Emergency Management received word today, from the U.S. Forest Service, that prescribed burns are planned today in the following areas:

Thumb Butte and South of Lynx Lake-both approximately 35 acres each.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the U.S. Forest Service or Yavapai County Emergency Management at (928) 771-3321.

 

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Storm Scheduled for Wednesday (12/4/19)

Storm Scheduled for Wednesday (12/4/19)

Beginning Wednesday, we may have some elevated water flows in Yavapai County steams and rivers. Please drive very carefully and do not cross areas of running water. 

Per the US National Weather Service Flagstaff Arizona, "Another Pacific storm system is heading for Arizona. Areas of heavy rain will be possible Wednesday night with elevated snow levels due to a stream of moisture moving in from the south.  For updates go to weather.gov/flagstaff for updates."

If you are interested in monitoring a particular area's projected river flows, you can follow: http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/glance.php?wfo=fgz&gage=vdpa3&riverid=203994, select the river you would like to view, and then check the box "Stage/Forecast" to see what NWS is predicting for the area you are viewing. 

Seligman and Prescott Valley Shelters

Seligman and Prescott Valley Shelters

Good morning, at the time of this post, the shelter at Seligman High School and warming center at Bradshaw Mountain High School are closed. Thank you Red Cross for all your efforts in keeping our residents warm and comfortable during this storm and power disruption. 

Red Cross Shelter Available in Seligman

Red Cross Shelter Available in Seligman

A Red Cross shelter has been established at the Seligman High School located at 54170 N. Floyd St., Seligman, AZ 86337. Blankets and warm MREs as well as snack are available at this site. 

Winter Storm Warming Shelter for November 2019

Winter Storm Warming Shelter for November 2019

The warming shelter available during our current storm (Nov. 24th to current 2019), which was located at Bradshaw Mountain High School, is currently not staffed, but upon request will be opened and staffed for anyone in need.  Please call Josh Ratliff  at (928) 266-2157 to request warming shelter assistance. 

December 2019 Snow Storm Issues

December 2019 Snow Storm Issues

Emergency Alert Regarding Roads:

Most roadways have reopened.  Please visit az511.gov and azdot.gov for the latest status on road conditions.

Current winter storm has closed multiple stretches of highway in Arizona's high country.  Motorists are advised to stay off roads and delay their travel.

Current closures as of 11/29/19 include:

  • SR 87 closed from Payson to Winslow.
  • SR 89A closed from Sedona to the 1-17 junction.
  • SR 260 closed from Camp Verde to SR 87.
  • US 191 closed north of Morenci to Alpine.  

If you encounter a snowplow, do not pass the plow and leave plenty of space between your vehicle and the plow.  If you are approaching an oncoming snowplow, slow down and give the plow extra room.  

For updated information please visit: az511.gov and azdot.gov.

Emergency Alert for Power Outages:

The following areas are experiencing power outages:

  • Skull Valley with 160 residents without power.
  • Prescott with 1036 residents without power.
  • Bagdad with 230 residents without power.
  • Mayer with 3,823 residents without power. 
  • Dewey with 1223 residents without power.
  • Chino Valley some reports of power being out, no official number reported. 

Please see the outage map at outagemap.aps.com for updates on when power will be returned. 

Warming Shelter:

Anyone who is in need of shelter or a place to warm up is encouraged to go to Bradshaw Mountain High School at 6000 E. Long Look Dr., Prescott Valley, AZ 86314. The American Red Cross will be opening a shelter/warming center there around 11 am.  

 

 

Major Winter Storm Late Wednesday through Early Saturday

Major Winter Storm Late Wednesday through Early Saturday

Major Winter Storm Late Wednesday through Early Saturday

This just in from the National Weather Service (NWS) of Flagstaff:

"A major winter storm is on track to impact northern Arizona late Wednesday night through early Saturday.  Difficult to impossible travel conditions are anticipated Thursday and Friday.

We also have a cold front set to cross the region today, bringing gusty winds this afternoon and scattered snow showers tonight.  Accumulation will be light."

Please feel free to email the NWS at FlagstaffWx@noaa.gov or call (928) 774-4414 for any weather-related questions. 

If you would like to receive text messaged (or emails) for alerts in an area that you define, please click the "Register" button on the Interactive NWS site https://inws.ncep.noaa.gov

 

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