Flooding follows heavy rain in parts of Flagstaff - 19 Action News|Cleveland, OH|News, Weather, Sports

Flooding follows heavy rain in parts of Flagstaff

Posted: Updated:
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (AP) -

A concrete retaining wall's failure sent floodwater through a mobile home park after monsoon rain drenched parts of the Flagstaff area.

The Arizona Daily Sun reports that the wall's failure late Sunday night sent water through yards and damaged some homes.

Firefighters carried a wheelchair-bound man through floodwaters to safety because it was thought his mobile Summit Fire home's foundation wasn't stable.

The National Weather Service recorded 1.38 inches in 15 minutes and 2.44 inches in an hour.

Summit Fire Department Chief Don Howard said it was the most intense flooding in the area seen since a 2010 wildfire scarred the Schultz Pass area.

Several roads remain closed because of flood damage, and the Forest Service had to bring in heavy equipment so stranded campers could get out.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • Inside Action NewsMore>>

  • Sidebar: Weather Resources 2014

    Weather Alerts Interactive Map Arizona Web Cams Receive Weather Alerts via Email Follow Arizona Weather on Twitter Like Arizona Weather on Facebook Send Weather Photos & Videos to CBS 5 SLIDESHOW:More >>
    Weather Alerts Interactive Map Arizona Web Cams Receive Weather Alerts via Email Follow Arizona Weather on Twitter Like Arizona Weather on Facebook Send Weather Photos & Videos to CBS 5More >>
  • Seen on 19Seen on 19More>>

  • Recall: Possible glass shards in Corona beer

    Recall: Possible glass shards in Corona beer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:05 AM EDT2014-08-20 11:05:35 GMT
    Constellation Brands Beer announced they're recalling packages of Corona Extra Beer that could contain small particles of glass.More >>
    Constellation Brands Beer announced they're recalling packages of Corona Extra Beer that could contain small particles of glass.More >>
  • Can you afford to have a baby?

    Can you afford to have a baby?

    Monday, August 18 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-08-18 18:14:34 GMT
    The Department of Agriculture's report titled 'Expenditures on Children by Families, 2013' estimates that to have a baby right now will cost $250,000 over 18 years.More >>
    The Department of Agriculture's report titled 'Expenditures on Children by Families, 2013' estimates that to have a baby right now will cost $250,000 over 18 years.More >>
Powered by WorldNow