Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
347 AM MST TUE AUG 19 2014

AZZ020>028-CAZ031-201100-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
347 AM MST TUE AUG 19 2014 /347 AM PDT TUE AUG 19 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA...EXTREME SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...EXTREME WEST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA...SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...WEST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THE COMBINATION OF A RATHER STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW CENTER (FOR MID-
AUGUST) APPROACHING FROM THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASING MOISTURE FROM
THE SOUTH WILL ALLOW WIDESPREAD SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO
DEVELOP TODAY...WITH THE BEST CHANCES FOR RAINFALL TO BE FROM THE
MID-MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. HEAVY RAIN...LOCALIZED
FLOODING AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS ARE THE PRIMARY WEATHER HAZARDS
ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOPS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THE COMBINATION OF A UPPER LEVEL LOW CENTER MOVING EASTWARD OVER THE
REGION AND LINGERING MONSOON MOISTURE WILL KEEP THE THREAT OF
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS GOING THROUGH THE END
OF THE WORKWEEK...WITH THE HIGHER TERRAIN NORTH AND EAST OF PHOENIX
SEEING THE BEST CHANCE OF STORMS. DRIER AIR MOVING IN FROM THE WEST
WILL REDUCE THE CHANCES FOR STORMS OVER THE UPCOMING WEEKEND,,,AND
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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