Flash flooding at Grand Canyon’s South Rim leads to over 100 evacuations

Posted on AllSides August 22nd, 2023
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Up to three inches or rain set off flash flooding in the town of Tusayan at the Grand Canyon’s South Rim Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of more than 100 people from hotels and employee housing and the temporary closure of a major highway, the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office said. Water was three feet deep on U.S. Highway 64 leading to the rim entrance, the office said. A longtime canyon guide said he’d never seen anything like it. According to the sheriff’s office, about 70 students from the Grand Canyon Unified...

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