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FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
356 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

AZC019-311045-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PIMA AZ-
356 PM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...
  NORTHEASTERN PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 345 AM MST SATURDAY

* AT 350 PM MST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR DETECTED
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING ACROSS THE
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS NORTHEAST AND EAST OF TUCSON. RAINFALL
IN EXCESS OF 5 INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS SOME OF THE HIGHEST PEAKS.
FLOWS THAT WILL PRODUCE SOME FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN THE SABINO...
TANQUE VERDE AND BEAR CREEK BASINS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3237 11091 3251 11083 3251 11068 3244 11045
      3205 11046 3206 11060 3224 11084

$$

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