MARICOPA County, Arizona
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Flash Flood Watch
AZZ022>024-027-028-181200-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...
PHOENIX...GLOBE...MIAMI...SAN CARLOS...SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD...
GILA BEND...APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...FLORENCE
301 PM MST WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHERN
GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS. IN SOUTH-CENTRAL
ARIZONA...GREATER PHOENIX AREA...NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY...
NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST MARICOPA
COUNTY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON. SOME STORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL...WHICH WILL EXACERBATE ALREADY WET SOILS...AND LEAD TO
FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF WASHES...CREEKS AND OTHER
DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...YOU SHOULD WATCH THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE
IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH
FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS BY LISTENING TO WEATHER RADIO
ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE BAND. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

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Flood Advisory
AZC013-180100-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARICOPA AZ-
407 PM MST WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
EXTREME NORTH CENTRAL MARICOPA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF NEW RIVER...

* UNTIL 600 PM MST

* AT 404 PM MST THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ADVISORY AREA HAVE PRODUCED
HEAVY RAIN. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT THE STORM IS NEARLY
STATIONARY AND UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN
SINCE 330 PM. THIS IS IN THE SAME LOCATION THAT EXPERIENCED
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN AUGUST. AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO ONE AND A HALF
INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL CAUSE NORMALLY
DRY WASHES TO BEGIN RUNNING AS WELL AS PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS
AND LOW LYING AREAS.

* LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO THE AREAS ADJACENT TO INTERSTATE 17.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE NORMALLY DRY WASHES TO RUN AND
CAUSE CONSIDERABLE PONDING OF WATER ON STREETS...UNDERPASSES...AND
DETENTION BASINS AFFECTING SOME COMMUNITY PARKS. UNBRIDGED CROSSINGS
MAY BECOME TOO DANGEROUS FOR DRIVING.

&&

LAT...LON 3398 11196 3384 11207 3390 11227 3393 11224
3395 11225 3398 11220 3399 11220 3401 11219
3402 11217 3404 11217 3405 11215

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