Pinal County, Arizona
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Weather Alerts: Pinal County, Arizona
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Flood Watch
AZZ022>024-030045-
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NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...
PHOENIX...GLOBE...MIAMI...SAN CARLOS...SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD
939 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE 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 AND NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY.

* UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING

* ANTICIPATE WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL TO BEGIN THIS MORNING...
THEN CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF THE DAY TODAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF
FROM WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY
RANGE FROM 0.50 INCHES TO OVER ONE INCH OVER NORTHERN MARICOPA AND
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTIES...WITH ISOLATED AREAS CLOSER TO 1.5 INCHES
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS NORTH AND EAST OF METRO PHOENIX.

* RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE SUFFICIENT TO EVENTUALLY PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT RUNOFF IN AT LEAST SOME OF THE NORMALLY DRY WASHES
CREATING POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS AT UNBRIDGED CROSSINGS.
OTHER LOW LYING FLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL LIKELY SEE SOME INUNDATION.
AFFECTED WASHES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...NEW RIVER...SKUNK
CREEK...CAVE CREEK...CAMP CREEK...SYCAMORE CREEK...TONTO CREEK...
PINAL CREEK...PINTO CREEK...HASSAYAMPA RIVER...SOLS WASH...
MARTINEZ CREEK. RURAL ROADS AND PORTIONS OF SOME HIGHWAYS WILL
LIKELY BE AFFECTED. PORTIONS OF SOME HIGHWAYS PRONE TO ROCK FALLS
INCLUDING HIGHWAYS 60...77...AND 87 MAY BE AFFECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD
WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED
TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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



$$


Wind Advisory
AZZ512>515-022300-
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CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS...
MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
656 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING ABOVE
5000 FEET...

A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING
ABOVE 5000 FEET.

* IMPACTS...ABOVE 5000 FEET STRONG AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS OF
30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 TO 55 MPH WILL RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF SOUTHEAST
ARIZONA.

* TIMING...THESE WINDS WILL BEGIN TO INCREASE AROUND SUNRISE AND
WILL BECOME STRONGER THROUGHOUT THE DAY AS THE LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM TO OUR WEST MOVES ACROSS ARIZONA.

* WINDS...ABOVE 5000 FEET SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS WILL START THE
DAY AT AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH...BUT WILL QUICKLY INCREASE TO 30
TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50 TO 55 MPH IN THE HIGHER
TERRAIN OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA DURING MUCH OF THE DAY...BUT
ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT SUSTAINED WINDS OF 30 MPH OR GREATER
ARE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...OR 35 MPH OR GREATER ABOVE
5000 FEET. HIGHER GUSTS ARE ALSO LIKELY. THIS COULD MAKE DRIVING
DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA
CAUTION.

&&

$$


Winter Storm Warning
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WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM
259 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 1 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

A WINTER STORM WARNING ABOVE 6500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11
AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW AS WINDS START
THE DAY AT AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH...BUT STRENGTHEN TO 30 TO 40 MPH
WITH HIGHER GUSTS...WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD IN FROM THE WEST DURING THE
DAY TODAY...INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 6500 FEET WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE
ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 8000 TO 8500 FEET DURING THE MORNING...
FALLING TO 7000 FEET BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. BY MIDNIGHT...
SNOW LEVELS WILL BE AT OR BELOW 6000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS...BEFORE BECOMING
WESTERLY IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED. GUSTY WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THIS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL TELEVISION OR RADIO
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE PROVIDER FOR UPDATES
ON THIS WINTER STORM.

&&

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
AZZ514-022300-
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CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
259 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 1 AM MST TUESDAY ABOVE 6500 FEET...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 6500 FEET REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM
11 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM MST TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW AS WINDS START THE
DAY AT AROUND 15 TO 25 MPH...BUT STRENGTHEN TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS...WHICH WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL SPREAD IN FROM THE WEST TODAY BEFORE
INCREASING DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 8
INCHES ARE EXPECTED ABOVE 7000 FEET. ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS
ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 8500 FEET.

* SNOW LEVELS...AROUND 8500 FEET DURING THE MORNING HOURS BEFORE
FALLING TO 7000 FEET BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON. BY MIDNIGHT SNOW
LEVELS WILL BE AT OR BELOW 6500 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS STARTING THE DAY AT 15 TO 25
MPH BUT INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS IN THE
AFTERNOON...BECOMING MORE WESTERLY IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON AND CLICK ON THE DETAILED HAZARDS TAB

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW ARE LIKELY
WHICH WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

&&

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