floods http://knau.org en Rio de Flag Flood Control Receives Federal Funds http://knau.org/post/rio-de-flag-flood-control-receives-federal-funds <p>The City of Flagstaff will receive more than a million dollars of federal money for Rio de Flag flood control. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the money will go toward fixing a defective basin built five years ago.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:52:24 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 44274 at http://knau.org Rio de Flag Flood Control Receives Federal Funds Monsoons are Causing Flooding in the Wallow Fire Burn Area http://knau.org/post/monsoons-are-causing-flooding-wallow-fire-burn-area <p>Officials in northeastern Arizona say more than a week of consistent rain is causing flooding downstream of the Wallow Fire burn area.&nbsp;The flooding has forest officials and residents on alert.</p><p>Last summer, the Wallow Fire became the largest wildfire in state history after it burned nearly 540 thousand acres and destroyed dozens of homes in Arizona and New Mexico. &nbsp;Now, officials say monsoon rains are causing flash flooding in some of the scarred areas downstream of the burn.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 19:52:00 +0000 Gillian Ferris 17289 at http://knau.org Timberline Residents Hold Their Breath and Try to Work Together to Deal with Future Flooding http://knau.org/post/timberline-residents-hold-their-breath-and-try-work-together-deal-future-flooding <p>As much of Northern Arizona holds its breath waiting for rain, residents in the Timberline neighborhood are not as hopeful.</p><p>This summer&rsquo;s monsoon season could bring more devastating floods.</p><p>Coconino County and the Forest Service have plans to build channels to keep mud and floodwaters from damaging homes.</p><p>But, these plans depend on approval of all homeowners, and not everyone is falling in line.</p><p>After the 2010 Schultz Fire burned 15,000 hillside &nbsp;acres northeast of Flagstaff, residents in Timberline are all too familiar with summer flooding.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 01:02:54 +0000 Sierra Eckert 16447 at http://knau.org Timberline Residents Hold Their Breath and Try to Work Together to Deal with Future Flooding