Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
645 PM MST TUE AUG 19 2014

AZC013-200545-
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MARICOPA AZ-
645 PM MST TUE AUG 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  NORTH CENTRAL MARICOPA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF NEW RIVER...

* UNTIL 1045 PM MST

* AT 641 PM MST...THUNDERSTORMS HAD MOVED OUT OF THE AREA...HOWEVER
WATER AND RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINS EARLIER WILL MAKE TRAVEL
DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE THROUGH THE EVENING.

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...

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

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3401 11182 3392 11186 3382 11218 3378 11238
      3391 11237 3389 11228 3393 11224 3395 11225
      3398 11220 3405 11216

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