Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
1021 PM MST MON MAY 25 2015

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COCONINO-
1021 PM MST MON MAY 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN COCONINO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 1015 AM MST TUESDAY

* AT 1020 PM MST...GAUGE REPORTS INDICATED A FLOOD CREST ON THE
  PARIA RIVER NEAR KANAB UTAH AROUND 615 PM MST. THE FLOOD CREST IS
  ALREADY SOUTH OF THE ARIZONA BORDER GOING THROUGH THE NARROWEST
  PORTIONS OF PARIA CANYON. THE FLOOD CREST IS EXPECTED TO LAST
  ABOUT 2 TO 3 HOURS BEFORE RECEDING. THE FLOOD CREST CAN CAUSE
  SIGNIFICANT RISES IN SLOT CANYONS ALONG THE PARIA RIVER.

* IF YOU ARE IN THE PARIA CANYON FROM THE UTAH BORDER TO ABOUT 15 TO
  20 RIVER MILES SOUTH OF THE UTAH BORDER...SEEK HIGHER GROUND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 11175 3697 11174 3695 11166 3691 11162
      3691 11167 3695 11176 3697 11180 3697 11186
      3700 11188

$$

MCS


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