Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
253 PM MST TUE AUG 19 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUCKEYE...NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...
PHOENIX...GLOBE...MIAMI...SAN CARLOS...SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD
253 PM MST TUE AUG 19 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA AND SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHERN
  GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS. IN SOUTH-CENTRAL
  ARIZONA...GREATER PHOENIX AREA AND NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY.

* UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF MARICOPA AND GILA COUNTIES. SOME STORMS WILL
  PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL...WHICH WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF URBAN
  AREAS AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING OF WASHES...CREEKS AND OTHER
DRAINAGE AREAS IS POSSIBLE WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...YOU SHOULD WATCH THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE
IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING OCCUR OR A FLASH
FLOOD WARNING BE ISSUED.

&&

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS BY LISTENING TO WEATHER RADIO
ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE BAND. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE
FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

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