OAK CREEK FLOODING

The area around Flagstaff saw 1.19 inches of rain on Sunday, Feb. 3 and throughout the night into the morning of Monday, Feb. 4 according to the National Weather Service.

While Sedona itself only saw about .79 inches of rain, Weather Service Meteorologist Robert Rickey said the precipitation at higher elevations was more than enough to cause water levels to raise and creeks to become swollen. 

Oak Creek Canyon (above) was one of the areas effected by flooding.  

While NWS has not received many reports of damage, Rickey said one RV park along Oak Creek saw about a foot of flooding leaving red mud and at least one overturned tree in its wake. 

Several roads and drives crossing Oak Creek also became inaccessible due to the swollen waters throughout the day on Feb 3. 

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