Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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WGUS85 KPSR 161019
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
319 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

AZC013-161415-
/O.NEW.KPSR.FA.Y.0161.140916T1019Z-140916T1415Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARICOPA AZ-
319 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MARICOPA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF GILA BEND...

* UNTIL 715 AM MST

* AT 318 AM MST THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE ADVISORY AREA HAVE PRODUCED
HEAVY RAIN. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT UP TO 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF
RAIN HAS FALLEN SINCE 230 AM. THIS WILL CAUSE NORMALLY DRY WASHES TO
BEGIN RUNNING AS WELL AS PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING
AREAS.

* LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO...GILA BEND...STATE ROUTE 85...LOW LYING AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS ALONG INTERSTATE 8 WEST OF GILA BEND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING
WATER CAN BE POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN
ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT
DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3327 11269 3286 11254 3271 11298 3311 11310

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