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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV
426 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...TROPICAL MOISTURE TO BRING ENHANCED RISK OF FLOODING TO THE
REGION...

AZZ002-003-036-CAZ524>527-NVZ016-018>022-162300-
/O.CON.KVEF.FF.A.0009.140917T1800Z-140919T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE-NORTHWEST DESERTS-
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA-EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT-
MORONGO BASIN-CADIZ BASIN-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-
UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY-SHEEP RANGE-
SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON-LAS VEGAS VALLEY-
SOUTHERN CLARK COUNTY-
426 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014 /426 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA...CALIFORNIA AND SOUTHERN
  NEVADA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST
  ARIZONA...LAKE HAVASU AND FORT MOHAVE...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL
  RECREATION AREA AND NORTHWEST DESERTS. IN CALIFORNIA...CADIZ
  BASIN...EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT...MORONGO BASIN AND SAN
  BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. IN SOUTHERN
  NEVADA...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...LAS VEGAS
  VALLEY...NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY...SHEEP RANGE...SOUTHERN CLARK
  COUNTY AND SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON.

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* TROPICAL MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO THE DESERT
  SOUTHWEST THIS WEEK...BRINGING AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH
  FLOODING ACROSS THE REGION. THE HIGHEST RISK OF FLOODING WILL
  OCCUR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY ACROSS SOUTHERN NEVADA...
  NORTHWEST ARIZONA AND SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA. THERE IS STILL
  HIGH UNCERTAINTY IN THE EVOLUTION OF THE FORECAST DURING THIS
  PERIOD AND STORMS MAY BE ISOLATED TO SCATTERED IN NATURE.
  HOWEVER...WITH MANY AREAS STILL RECOVERING FROM FLOOD IMPACTS
  THE RISK FOR ADDITIONAL IMPACTS IS HIGH.

* BURN SCARS...URBAN CENTERS...AND AREAS THAT HAVE RECENTLY
  EXPERIENCES RECENT FLOODING SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO
  FORECASTS AND WARNINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION
AND PERSONS IN AND NEAR THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL.

&&

$$



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