Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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WGUS65 KTWC 232145

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Tucson AZ
245 PM MST Sun Jul 23 2017

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 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, and Summerhaven
245 PM MST Sun Jul 23 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Southeast Arizona, including the following areas,
  Baboquivari Mountains, Catalina and Rincon Mountains,
  Chiricahua Mountains, Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa
  Rita Mountains, Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet,
  Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains, South Central Pinal County,
  Southeast Pinal County, Tohono O`Odham Nation, Tucson Metro
  Area, Upper Gila River Valley, Upper San Pedro River Valley,
  Upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, and White
  Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties.

* Until midnight MST tonight

* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue in
  in a very moist and unstable atmosphere through this evening.
  The strongest storms will be capable of producing between one
  and two inches of rain in less than one hour which could lead to
  flash flooding.

* Areas along washes, small streams and drainages plus wildfire
  burn scar areas will be susceptible to flooding. Low water
  crossings and poorly drained roads may become impassable.
  Rural and dirt roads will likely become washed out at times.


A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are becoming favorable
for flash flooding to develop. Monitor forecasts closely and be
ready to take quick action if Flash Flood Warnings are issued. If
Flash Flooding is observed...act quickly. Turn around and take
another route.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial radio or television
stations...or your cable television provider for updates on this
flash flood threat.



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