Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1128 AM MST WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL GRAHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 530 PM MST WEDNESDAY

* AT 1112 AM MST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED THAT
  FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS CENTRAL PORTIONS OF GRAHAM COUNTY
  DUE TO HEAVY RAINS THAT OCCURRED EARLIER THIS MORNING ACROSS THE
  PINALENO MOUNTAINS. THE ALERT GAUGE AT CLUFF RANCH RESERVOIR
  RECEIVED 3.11 INCHES OF RAIN IN THE PAST 24 HOURS...WITH THE BULK
  OF THAT OCCURRING IN THE PAST 6 TO 8 HOURS. OFFICIALS FROM GRAHAM
  COUNTY INDICATED THAT CLUFF RANCH ROAD REMAINS CLOSED AT ASH
  CREEK. IN ADDITION...SEVERAL HOMES HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE
  RISING WATER IN AND AROUND THE TOWN OF PIMA. WITH HEAVY RAIN STILL
  EXPECTED TO ADD TO THE SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM EARLIER
  TODAY...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 530 PM MST
  THIS AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF WASHES
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS AND STREAMS.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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LAT...LON 3290 10989 3292 10978 3272 10977 3270 10989

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