Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
812 PM MST MON SEP 8 2014

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PIMA AZ-
812 PM MST MON SEP 8 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF MARANA...

* UNTIL 200 AM MST

* AT 804 PM MST LATEST STREAM GAUGE DATA FROM THE USGS INDICATES
THAT THE PEAK FLOODING CREST ON THE SANTA CRUZ RIVER HAS NOW PASSED
CORTARO ROAD...WHERE THE LATEST READING IS DOWN TO 15.47 FEET OR
9580 CFS. THE NEXT STREAM GAUGE DOWNSTREAM ON THE SANTA CRUZ AT
TRICO ROAD IS NOW SEEING RAPID RISES WITH THE LATEST READING AT 8.18
FEET OR 1343 CFS. THE LATEST FORECAST FROM THE COLORADO RIVER BASIN
FORECAST CENTER FOR THE SANTA CRUZ RIVER AT TRICO ROAD IS FOR THE
RIVER TO CREST AT 15.3 FEET OR 11270 CFS. THIS CREST IS EXPECTED
WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS. GIVEN THE INHERENT UNCERTAINTY IN
FORECASTING RIVER FLOWS...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR AREAS OUTSIDE OF
BANK PROTECTION.

THIS FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE PREVIOUS FLOOD WARNING FOR NORTH
CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF 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.

&&

LAT...LON 3250 11136 3250 11127 3240 11114 3238 11121

$$

GL





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