Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
738 PM MST SAT SEP 27 2014

AZC013-021-280530-
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PINAL AZ-MARICOPA AZ-
738 PM MST SAT SEP 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL MARICOPA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...EAST MESA...MESA...GILBERT...
  NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...GOLDFIELD...GOLD CANYON VILLAGE...
  APACHE JUNCTION...

* UNTIL 1030 PM MST

* AT 736 PM MST...HEAVY RAINFALL HAD GENERALLY ENDED ACROSS FAR
EASTERN MARICOPA AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTIES. HOWEVER...EARLIER
HEAVY RAIN HAS CAUSED FLOODING AND STANDING WATER ON ROADS...WITH
ADJACENT WASHES FLOWING AT HIGH RATES. THEREFORE...A FLOOD WARNING
HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE AREA.

* MOTORIST MAY FIND TRAVEL DIFFICULT...IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE WITH WATER
COVERED AND FLOODED ROADS THIS EVENING.

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...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

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 3358 11171 3363 11151 3348 11135 3337 11133
      3312 11141 3303 11160 3315 11186

$$

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