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2020 Coronado BAER

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Coronado National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
300 W. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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IMPORTANT FLOOD MESSAGE AND VIDEO FROM PIMA COUNTY:

2020 Coronado BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
News – 7/17/2020

IMPORTANT FLOOD MESSAGE AND VIDEO FROM PIMA COUNTY:

Floods can happen anywhere and at any time. But did you know wildfires increase flood risks? It’s true. Wildfires like the Bighorn Fire leave the ground charred, barren, and unable to absorb water. Even a light rain can produce devastating flash floods and mudflows, often with little warning. This video was taken Wednesday, July 15, 2020, in the Cañada del Oro Wash on the northern county line following a minor storm:

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