Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
153 PM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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IMPERIAL CA-
1253 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL IMPERIAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...PLASTER CITY...OCOTILLO...IMPERIAL...
  EL CENTRO...BRAWLEY...

* UNTIL 445 PM PST

* AT 1247 PM PST MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN HAS OCCURRED OVER THE
  ADVISORY AREA SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING. AREA GAUGES REPORT AT
  LEAST HALF AN INCH OF RAINFALL SO FAR...ALONG WITH SOME LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS NEARING AN INCH SINCE THE RAINFALL STARTED.
  ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE
  OVER THE ADVISORY AREA...PROVIDING ADDITIONAL STORM RUNOFF OVER
  THE AREA. THIS WILL CAUSE NORMALLY DRY WASHES TO BEGIN RUNNING
  AS WELL AS PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

* LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT
  LIMITED TO...EL CENTRO AND IMPERIAL...LOCATIONS ALONG THE ALAMO
  RIVER DRAINAGE...LOCATIONS ALONG
  STATE ROUTES 78...80...86...111.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING
WATER CAN BE POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN
ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT
DROWN.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3295 11602 3320 11601 3327 11587 3319 11584
      3315 11580 3309 11573 3310 11563 3311 11552
      3285 11549 3270 11554 3267 11571 3266 11600

$$

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