FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 22, 2022
Graham County, Arizona
Due to a large amount of rainfall in the upper basin in New Mexico, the Gila River is experiencing above normal water levels. Water stages are expected to peak Tuesday morning at 1:00 am in the Gila Valley at 21 feet. At this level, there may be some flooding of farm fields and water encroaching on roads to bridges.
If needed, sandbags are available at the Graham County Fairgrounds by the maintenance building.