Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
924 PM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN WITH POSSIBLE FLOODING THROUGH
THURSDAY...

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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M.
924 PM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREA...WESTERN PIMA COUNTY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
  POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST WIDESPREAD RAINS ARE EXPECTED AS
  THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY INTO
  THURSDAY...INCLUDING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS
  NORMALLY HAPPENS AND IS EXPECTED THIS TIME...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  WILL VARY WIDELY ACROSS THE AREA...BUT THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY TOTAL 2 TO 4 INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY ACROSS
  FAR WESTERN AREAS.

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.

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

&&

$$

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TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
TUCSON METRO AREA-UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SELLS...NOGALES...TUCSON...
GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...
DOUGLAS...MOUNT GRAHAM...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...CANELO HILLS...
MADERA CANYON...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN
924 PM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS...CATALINA AND RINCON
  MOUNTAINS...CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS...DRAGOON AND MULE AND
  HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS...EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY
  BELOW 5000 FEET...GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS...TOHONO
  O`ODHAM NATION...TUCSON METRO AREA...UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER
  VALLEY AND UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
  THROUGH TONIGHT WITH LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE LATER
  THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING. THEN...MORE WIDESPREAD
  HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY LATER WEDNESDAY THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY AS
  THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. THIS INCLUDES THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS WHICH IS NOT TYPICAL. AS IS NORMALLY THE CASE
  AND EXPECTED THIS TIME...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY WIDELY
  ACROSS THE AREA AND WILL GREATLY DEPEND ON THE EXACT PATH OF THE
  STORM. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO TOTAL 3 TO
  6 INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE...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.

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

&&

$$

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SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK...MAMMOTH...
ORACLE...CLIFTON...SAFFORD...HANNAGAN MEADOW
924 PM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY...SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY...
  UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY AND WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND
  GREENLEE COUNTIES.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
  POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST WIDESPREAD RAINS ARE EXPECTED AS
  THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY INTO
  THURSDAY...INCLUDING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS WEDNESDAY NIGHT. AS
  NORMALLY HAPPENS AND IS EXPECTED THIS TIME...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  WILL VARY WIDELY ACROSS THE AREA...BUT THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY TOTAL 2 TO 4 INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY ACROSS
  FAR WESTERN AREAS AND 3 TO 6 INCHES ELSEWHERE. LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE...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.

STAY TUNED 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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