Flash Flood Watch
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
419 AM MST WED SEP 17 2014

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COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALLE...PRESCOTT...SELIGMAN...
ASH FORK...WUPATKI N.M....TUBA CITY...WINSLOW...HOLBROOK...
SNOWFLAKE...ST. JOHNS...SPRINGERVILLE...FLAGSTAFF...WILLIAMS...
MUNDS PARK...HEBER...HAPPY JACK...FOREST LAKES...SHOW LOW...
GREER...PINETOP...PAYSON...STRAWBERRY...YOUNG...COTTONWOOD...
CAMP VERDE...CORDES JUNCTION...BAGDAD...SEDONA
419 AM MST WED SEP 17 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MST THIS
MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ARIZONA...ROUGHLY ALONG AND
  SOUTH OF A LINE FROM THE GRAND CANYON SOUTH RIM TO WINSLOW TO
  ST. JOHNS.

* FROM 11 AM MST THIS MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL AFFECT PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
  NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY AND THURSDAY. WIDESPREAD AND PROLONGED
  PERIODS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WITH EMBEDDED
  THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED. THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR SOME STORMS
  TO PRODUCE RAINFALL RATES GREATER THAN 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR.

* THE LATEST PRECIPITATION TOTALS FOR TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY ARE
  FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES IN NORTHERN GILA COUNTY AND
  THE EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM...TO 2 TO 3 INCHES IN THE WHITE
  MOUNTAINS REGION...WITH GENERALLY LOWER AMOUNTS NORTH AND WEST
  OF THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT DEVELOPING CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING WITHIN THE WATCH AREA.

PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE LOCATED ALONG AREA CREEKS...RIVERS OR
OTHER FLASH FLOOD PRONE AREAS...SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER
FORECASTS.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS
BE ISSUED.

&&

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