Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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WGUS65 KTWC 181032
FFATWC

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
332 AM MST THU SEP 18 2014

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CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
332 AM MST THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE GENERALLY RANGED FROM 1 TO 3
INCHES IN THESE AREAS. SOME FLOW WILL CONTINUE IN STREAMS AND
WASHES TODAY.

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UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NOGALES...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...
WILLCOX...CLIFTON...SAFFORD...HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM...
CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS
332 AM MST THU SEP 18 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS...DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA
  AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS...EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000
  FEET...GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS...UPPER GILA RIVER
  VALLEY...UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY...UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER
  VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY AND WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE
  COUNTIES.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
  MOVE ACROSS LOCALES MAINLY EAST AND SOUTHEAST OF TUCSON TODAY.
  ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 INCH WILL BRING WIDESPREAD STORM
  TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS TO AROUND 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH LOCALIZED
  HIGHER AMOUNTS (ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING FAVORABLE
FOR WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING TO DEVELOP. MONITOR FORECASTS
CLOSELY AND BE READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS
ARE ISSUED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE
THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODS.  IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT
QUICKLY. TURN AROUND AND TAKE ANOTHER ROUTE.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR UPDATES ON THIS
FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

&&

$$

MEYER




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