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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1110 AM MST Sat Feb 22 2020

Aguila Valley-Northwest Valley-Tonopah Desert-Buckeye/Avondale-
Cave Creek/New River-Deer Valley-Central Phoenix-
North Phoenix/Glendale-New River Mesa-Scottsdale/Paradise Valley-
Rio Verde/Salt River-East Valley-Fountain Hills/East Mesa-
South Mountain/Ahwatukee-Southeast Valley/Queen Creek-Superior-
Northwest Pinal County-Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto Basin-
Mazatzal Mountains-Pinal/Superstition Mountains-San Carlos-
Dripping Springs-Globe/Miami-Southeast Gila County-
Including the cities of Aguila, Gladden, Wickenburg, Circle City,
Surprise, Wittmann, Beardsley, Sun City West, Arlington,
Hassayampa, Tonopah, Wintersburg, Avondale, Cashion, Goodyear,
Liberty, Scottsdale, Peoria, Phoenix, Paradise Valley,
Tortilla Flat, Mesa, Chandler, Tempe, Gilbert, Fountain Hills,
Sun Lakes, Queen Creek, Superior, Casa Grande, Florence,
Coolidge, Apache Junction, Punkin Center, Sunflower, San Carlos,
Hayden, Winkelman, Globe, and Miami
1110 AM MST Sat Feb 22 2020


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of south central Arizona, including the following
  areas, Aguila Valley, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon,
  Buckeye/Avondale, Cave Creek/New River, Central Phoenix, Deer
  Valley, Dripping Springs, Fountain Hills/East Mesa,
  Globe/Miami, Mazatzal Mountains, New River Mesa, North
  Phoenix/Glendale, Northwest Pinal County, Pinal/Superstition
  Mountains, Rio Verde/Salt River, San Carlos,
  Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, South Mountain/Ahwatukee,
  Southeast Gila County, Southeast Valley/Queen Creek, Superior,
  The East Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area, The Northwest
  Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area, Tonopah Desert, and Tonto

* Through this evening

* The steadier rain will taper off early this afternoon. However,
  scattered showers will persist through this evening. The
  strongest storms will contain heavy rainfall capable of
  producing flash flooding of urbanized areas, washes, creeks and
  other low elevation locations.


A Flash Flood Watch means that flooding of washes, creeks and
other drainage areas is possible within the watch area. If you
are in the watch area, you should watch the weather and be
prepared to take immediate action should heavy rain and flooding
occur or a flash flood warning be issued.



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