Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
705 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZC003-019-023-310500-
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COCHISE AZ-SANTA CRUZ AZ-PIMA AZ-
705 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN COCHISE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...WILLCOX...SIERRA VISTA...BISBEE...
  NORTHEASTERN PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  EASTERN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM MST

* AT 702 PM MST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR CONTINUED TO
  INDICATE AN AREA OF MODERATE SHOWERS OVER FAR EASTERN PIMA...
  EASTERN SANTA CRUZ...AND WESTERN COCHISE COUNTIES. THESE SHOWERS
  WILL PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 0.40 AND 0.70 INCHES IN AREAS
  THAT ARE ALREADY SATURATED FROM SHOWERS EARLIER TODAY...RESULTING
  IN RUNNING WATER IN NORMALLY DRY WASHES...ROADWAY DIPS AND OTHER
  LOW LYING AREAS. WHILE THE INDIVIDUAL SHOWERS WERE MOVING NORTHEAST
  AT AROUND 15 MPH...THE WHOLE AREA OF SHOWERS WAS SHIFTING SLOWLY
  EASTWARD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED OR PONDING
OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3173 11081 3251 11079 3251 11046 3242 11046
      3242 10974 3134 10982 3134 11084

$$
ZELL





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