Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
140 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZZ502>515-302245-
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
TUCSON METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-UPPER SAN PEDRO RIVER VALLEY-
EASTERN COCHISE COUNTY BELOW 5000 FEET-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-CHIRICAHUA MOUNTAINS-
DRAGOON AND MULE AND HUACHUCA AND SANTA RITA MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING...SELLS...NOGALES...TUCSON...GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...
VAIL...PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK...MAMMOTH...ORACLE...
SIERRA VISTA...BENSON...WILLCOX...DOUGLAS...CLIFTON...SAFFORD...
HANNAGAN MEADOW...MOUNT GRAHAM...CHIRICAHUA NM...BISBEE...
CANELO HILLS...MADERA CANYON...MOUNT LEMMON...SUMMERHAVEN...
KITT PEAK
140 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
A BAND OF MODERATE SHOWERS IS DEVELOPING ALONG A LINE FROM SASE
IN SOUTH CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY...TO PICACHO PEAK...TO FLORENCE. THESE
SHOWERS WILL GENERALLY PRODUCE BETWEEN A QUARTER TO HALF INCH OF
RAIN AS THE LINE DRIFTS SLOWLY EAST. LOCALIZED AREAS OF HEAVY
RAIN...AND EVEN AN EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORM MAY BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
330 PM MST. THIS WILL RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER IN
NORMALLY DRY WASHES...ROADWAY DIPS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS IN
PIMA AND PINAL COUNTIES.

ELSEWHERE...WIDESPREAD LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS IN FAR EASTERN
PIMA AND SANTA CRUZ COUNTIES WILL TRACK NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH INTO
WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ON ALREADY SATURATED
SOILS IN THE AREA MAY RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER.

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FOR A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION SEE:
WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON/MONSOON/GRANALYST.PHP






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