Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
531 AM MST FRI SEP 19 2014

AZC019-200030-
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PIMA AZ-
531 AM MST FRI SEP 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 530 PM MST FRIDAY

* AT 527 AM MST...A GAUGE ON THE VAMORI WASH NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF
SANTA CRUZ WAS REPORTING 9.6 FEET. BANKFULL IS 8.5 FEET AND FLOOD
STAGE IS 9.5 FEET. AT THIS LEVEL ROUTE 21 WILL BE FLOODED WHERE IT
CROSSES THE VAMORI WASH. THE VAMORI WASH WAS AT ITS CREST AT 530 AM
MST THIS MORNING...AND WILL SLOWLY BEGIN TO RECEDE DURING THE DAY
FRIDAY. DUE TO VERY SATURATED SOIL IN THE VAMORI WASH BASIN THIS
WILL TAKE AT LEAST 9 TO 12 HOURS BEFORE THE VAMORI WASH FALLS BELOW
FLOOD STAGE NEAR SANTA CRUZ.

* THIS FLOOD WARNING IS FOR THE VAMORI WASH IN CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY.
  THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDS FROM THE COMMUNITY OF COWLIC TO SANTA
  CRUZ...AND THEN SOUTH TO THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER NEAR THE
  COMMUNITY OF PAPAGO FARMS.

* THIS FLOOD WARNING EXTENDS THE FLOOD WARNING THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY
  IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3184 11195 3177 11200 3194 11232 3173 11233
      3176 11241 3203 11237

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