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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:26 AM MDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on September 18, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning through
Thursday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east-central Arizona... south-central Arizona and west-
central Arizona... including the following areas... in east-central
Arizona... southern Gila County/Tonto National Forest foothills. In
south-central Arizona... greater Phoenix area... northwest Maricopa
County... northwest and north central Pinal County and southwest
Maricopa County. In west-central Arizona... west central deserts.

* From Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon

* showers and thunderstorms will increase in coverage Wednesday and
Thursday. Some storms will produce very heavy rainfall... which will
exacerbate already saturated soils and lead to flooding of urban
areas and normally dry washes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


Stay up-to-date on the latest forecasts by listening to weather radio
on the public service band. More detailed information is available
from the National Weather Service in Phoenix on the internet at

Weather.Gov/Phoenix






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM MDT on September 16, 2014


... Phoenix and surrounding areas rainfall reports...

                                                      rainfall (in)
location 1 hr 24 hr
Arizona Hunt Club Yavapai County 0.00 0.51
Buckeye frs #1 Maricopa County 0.04 0.04
Centennial Railroad Maricopa County 0.51 0.51
cruff wash Maricopa County 0.28 0.55
Dewey Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
Four Mile wash Maricopa County 0.28 0.28
g&f Woolsey Peak Maricopa County 0.12 0.83
Gila Bend landfill Maricopa County 0.08 0.35
Gila r. @ 116th Ave. Maricopa County 0.04 0.04
Gillespie dam Maricopa County 0.04 0.91
Hassayampa landfill Maricopa County 0.39 0.39
hassy r. @ I-10 Maricopa County 0.08 0.08
Horner mtn. Ranch Yavapai County 0.00 0.24
I-10 @ 355th Ave. Maricopa County 0.16 0.16
I-17 @ sr 169 Yavapai County 0.00 1.02
Minnehaha Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
Mobile Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Mt. Oatman Maricopa County 0.04 0.20
Rainbow wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
Sand Tank @ I-8 Gila Bend 0.00 0.28
Sand Tank wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
sauceda wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.91
tat momolikot dam Pinal County 0.00 0.24
Tuthill @ ray Rd. Maricopa County 0.04 0.04
upper Waterman wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
Webb Mountain Maricopa County 0.16 0.71
Wilhoit Yavapai County 0.00 0.12
Winters wash Maricopa County 0.39 0.39

These rainfall amounts are preliminary and are not official.
Automated gauge data are from the Maricopa County flood
control district. Stations with no recorded precipitation
are not shown.





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