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Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1144 PM MST Sat Aug 13 2022

AZC013-141000-
/O.CON.KPSR.FF.W.0140.000000T0000Z-220814T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Maricopa AZ-
1144 PM MST Sat Aug 13 2022

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MST SUNDAY FOR
MARICOPA COUNTY...

At 1144 PM MST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Up to 2 inches of rain have
fallen. Additional rainfall amounts up to 1 inch are possible in the
warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing
         flash flooding.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
         urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  mainly rural areas of Maricopa County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

&&

LAT...LON 3378 11164 3376 11166 3377 11167 3378 11167
      3381 11170 3382 11171 3386 11174 3388 11174
      3392 11172 3397 11168 3398 11166 3399 11163
      3398 11159 3396 11156 3393 11154 3391 11154
      3386 11156 3383 11159 3380 11160

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE

$$

JS



Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Phoenix AZ
1138 AM MST Sat Aug 13 2022

AZZ534-537>563-141200-
/O.EXB.KPSR.FA.A.0004.220814T1800Z-220815T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Aguila Valley-Northwest Valley-Tonopah Desert-Gila Bend-
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-West Pinal County-Apache Junction/Gold Canyon-Tonto
Basin-Mazatzal Mountains-Pinal/Superstition Mountains-Sonoran Desert
Natl Monument-San Carlos-Dripping Springs-Globe/Miami-Southeast Gila
County-
Including the cities of Punkin Center, Scottsdale, Sentinel,
Liberty, Cactus Forest, Wittmann, Hassayampa, Aguila, Circle City,
Superior, Winkelman, Gladden, Beardsley, Gila Bend, Tonopah,
Paradise Valley, Queen Creek, Kaka, Fountain Hills, Tempe, Miami,
Sun City West, Chandler, Avondale, Gilbert, Arlington, Apache
Junction, Mesa, Coolidge, Hayden, Casa Grande, Phoenix, Wintersburg,
San Carlos, Sun Lakes, Globe, Cashion, Peridot, Peoria, Tortilla
Flat, Sunflower, Florence, Wickenburg, Goodyear, and Surprise
1138 AM MST Sat Aug 13 2022

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...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, East Valley, Fountain Hills/East Mesa,
  Gila Bend, Globe/Miami, Mazatzal Mountains, New River Mesa, North
  Phoenix/Glendale, Northwest Pinal County, Northwest Valley,
  Pinal/Superstition Mountains, Rio Verde/Salt River, San Carlos,
  Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Sonoran Desert Natl Monument, South
  Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Gila County, Southeast Valley/Queen
  Creek, Superior, Tonopah Desert, Tonto Basin and West Pinal County.

* WHEN...From Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.
  Low-water crossings may be flooded.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
  - Slow moving scattered thunderstorms will elevate the flood
    risk Sunday.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

&&

$$



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