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Know Snow as storm arrives

Sedona AZ (February 27, 2017) – According to the latest National Weather Service forecast, a snowstorm is expected to drop between 8 and 12 inches of heavy snow on north and central Arizona areas by tomorrow morning. The storm will gain intensity early Monday evening, according to the most recent forecast from the National Weather Service. Residents south of the Mogollon Rim may see flooding,... 

ADOT State Highways Seasonal Closures Advisory

Arizona State Route 67 will close December 1, 2016 for the winter and reopen mid-May 2017. Other AZ state highways have closed for the season or are scheduled to be closed before January 1, 2017. Sedona AZ (November 29, 2016) – State Route 67 leading to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park will close for the winter on Thursday, December 1. The highway will be blocked to traffic about a... 

With extreme weather, be prepared to wait out storms

2013 Arizona monsoon taken from iPhone atop Sedona Airport Mesa by Al Comello for SedonaEye.com Sedona AZ (August 8, 2016) – With thunderstorms occurring in southern Arizona and extreme weather possible elsewhere in the state, drivers should leave prepared and be ready to wait out heavy rain, high winds and blowing dust. The latest National Weather Service forecast calls for a strong chance of... 

Oak Creek Canyon Emergency Siren System Test

Sedona AZ (June 19, 2015) – In preparation for the upcoming monsoon season, the National Weather Service, Sedona Fire District, Coconino County Emergency Management, and Coconino County CERT will test the emergency siren system in Oak Creek Canyon at approximately 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24. This system is designed to notify Oak Creek Canyon and uptown Sedona residents of severe emergencies... 

Hurricane Preparedness Now

Sedona AZ (June 2, 2015) – The National Weather Service National Hurricane Center is working to make sure you and your families have the information you need to be prepared in the case of a storm. It only takes one storm to change your life and your community, be sure you are ready before the storm hits. The Eastern Pacific hurricane season began May 15 and ends November 30, 2015. Hurricane season... 

ADOT Emphasizes Winter Preparedness

Sedona AZ (December 30, 2014) – A major winter storm is forecast to push through Arizona, and the Arizona Department of Transportation wants drivers traveling in the high country to be prepared. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the mountains and high deserts throughout northern and eastern Arizona. Snow levels may be as low as 2,000 feet. Rain is expected in... 

Weekend Storm Damage Extensive

Sedona AZ (September 28, 2014) – At approximately 2:30 PM Saturday, September 27, 2014, a strong super cell moved across Arizona’s Bradshaw Mountains creating very heavy rains and strong winds. The community of Groom Creek was impacted east of Senator Highway when power was lost to about 30 homes. Citizens and APS crews are removing downed trees from the private roadways. APS is onsite... 

Arizona Man Hit by Lightning

Monsoon clouds often bring lightning and thunder with rain Sedona AZ (August 17, 2014) – On Saturday, August 10, 2014, at about 4:00 in the afternoon, a Coconino County Sheriff’s Office deputy assigned to the Forest Lakes Community and the Forest Lakes Fire Department was dispatched to the Spillway Campground at Woods Canyon Lake after receiving a call that an adult male had been struck by... 

Arizona Fisher Fire Update

Sedona AZ (April 12, 2014) – As the U.S. Forest Service fire crews continue to battle the Fisher Fire burning southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona, Coconino County Emergency Management is encouraging residents to register for its CodeRED emergency notification system. CodeRED is a free service that alerts residents and businesses about time-sensitive general and emergency situations that are either... 
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