Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
528 PM MST THU SEP 18 2014

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PIMA AZ-
528 PM MST THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING...
  CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 530 AM MST FRIDAY

* AT 524 PM MST...A GAUGE ON THE VAMORI WASH NEAR THE COMMUNITY OF
  SANTA CRUZ WAS REPORTING 9.3 FEET. BANKFULL IS 8.5 FEET AND FLOOD
  STAGE IS 9.5 FEET. AT THIS LEVEL ROUTE 21 WILL BE FLOODED WHERE
  IT CROSSES THE VAMORI WASH. THE VAMORI WASH IS FORECAST TO RISE
  TO 9.8 FEET AT THIS LOCATION AND THEN SLOWLY BEGIN TO RECEDE. DUE
  TO VERY SATURATED SOIL IN THE VAMORI WASH BASIN THIS WILL TAKE AT
  LEAST 9 TO 12 HOURS BEFORE THE VAMORI WASH RISES AND THEN FALLS
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE NEAR SANTA CRUZ.

* THIS FLOOD WARNING IS FOR THE VAMORI WASH IN CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY.
  THE FLOOD WARNING EXTENDS FROM THE COMMUNITY OF COWLIC TO SANTA
  CRUZ...AND THEN SOUTH TO THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER NEAR THE
  COMMUNITY OF PAPAGO FARMS.

* THIS FLOOD WARNING REPLACES THE FLOOD WARNING THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY
  IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL PIMA COUNTY.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST
FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO
CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING
WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3184 11195 3177 11200 3194 11232 3173 11233
      3176 11241 3203 11237

$$
ZELL





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