Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
746 AM MST WED SEP 17 2014

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

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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-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...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....SELLS...
NOGALES...TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...SIERRA VISTA...
BENSON...WILLCOX...DOUGLAS...MOUNT GRAHAM...CHIRICAHUA NM...
BISBEE...CANELO HILLS...MADERA CANYON...MOUNT LEMMON...
SUMMERHAVEN
746 AM MST WED SEP 17 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...UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY AND
  WESTERN PIMA COUNTY.

* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
  POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST WIDESPREAD RAINS ARE EXPECTED AS
  THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TODAY INTO
  THURSDAY...INCLUDING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT. 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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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
746 AM MST WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MST THIS
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 11 AM MST THIS MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN
  POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST WIDESPREAD RAINS ARE EXPECTED AS
  THE REMNANTS OF ODILE MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE TODAY INTO
  THURSDAY...INCLUDING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT. 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.

&&

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