skip to 1:15 mark in video to see the wall of water and logs approaching
This video shows us what the leading edge of a flash flood looks like.
This video is from Ellison Creek in Payson, AZ on July 15th, 2017 – the same day that 8 people were killed by a flash flood at the nearby Cold Springs Swimming Hole in Payson, AZ.
Please make sure to check the forecast before getting into rivers and streams during monsoon season in the southwestern USA.
It’s intense to watch this dry riverbed go from nothing to raging, log-filled river in seconds.