Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
731 PM MST WED JUL 29 2015

AZZ501>515-300445-
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-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 THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....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
731 PM MST WED JUL 29 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHWEST
ACROSS SOUTHEAST ARIZONA THIS EVENING. THROUGH 930 PM...THE
LARGEST CLUSTER OF STORMS WILL BE FOCUSED ALONG HIGHWAY 191 NEAR
INTERSTATE 10 AND SOUTH TOWARD ELFRIDA. ANOTHER CLUSTER OF STORMS
WILL BE FOCUSED NEAR GREEN VALLEY.

THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
OF OVER A HALF INCH IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES...WHICH COULD QUICKLY
POND IN LOW SPOTS AND FLOW ACROSS LOW WATER CROSSINGS. FREQUENT
LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

A WEAKENING TREND IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY IS EXPECTED AS THE
EVENING PROGRESSES.

$$

KD

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