Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Tucson, AZ

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
1054 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZZ501>515-302100-
WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-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...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....SELLS...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...SUMMERHAVEN...KITT PEAK
1054 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.NOW...
WIDESPREAD RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE TODAY NORTHEAST OF A
LINE FROM NOGALES TO TUCSON TO ELOY WITH RAINFALL RATES BETWEEN A
QUARTER AND A HALF INCH PER HOUR. WITH STORM TOTAL RAIN AMOUNTS AS
MUCH AS 2 TO 3 INCHES IN A FEW SPOTS ALREADY...SOME STREETS AND
LOW WATER CROSSINGS MAY BE FLOODED AND WASHES WILL FLOW IN THESE
AREAS.

EXPECT SHOWER DEVELOPMENT TO CONTINUE ALONG AND WEST OF THIS LINE
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON TODAY. THUNDERSTORMS MAY ALSO DEVELOP WITH
LOCALLY HEAVIER RAIN AMOUNTS.

OVER THE HIGHEST PEAKS...ESPECIALLY ABOVE 8000 FEET...SNOW WILL CONTINUE
TO ACCUMULATE AT A RATE OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR AT TIMES.

MOVEMENT OF SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

$$

FOR A GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATION SEE:
WEATHER.GOV/TUCSON/MONSOON/GRANALYST.PHP






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