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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:02 AM MDT on July 30, 2016

Expires 10:00 AM EDT on July 30, 2016


The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
south central Maricopa County in south central Arizona...

* until 700 am MST

* at 359 am MST... automated stream gauges continue to report very
high flows in washes that drain toward the Gila River. Waterman
wash was running just over bankfull at over 10 feet deep. Other
washes are also running. Unbridged crossings will be impassable in
many locations from Buckeye to south of Gila Bend. This affects
Highway 238 as well as local roads.

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.



Lat... Lon 3340 11238 3311 11223 3279 11230 3285 11273
      3299 11274 3309 11272 3332 11278


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Local Storm Report



07/29/2016 0730 PM

1 miles SSE of north Scotts, Maricopa County.

Lightning, reported by broadcast media.


            Fire crews responded to a house fire caused
            by a lightning strike. No deaths or injuries
            but house severely damaged. Time estimated
            from radar. .





07/29/2016 0730 PM

1 miles SSE of north Scotts, Maricopa County.

Lightning, reported by broadcast media.


            Fire crews responded to a house fire caused
            by a lightning strike. No deaths or injuries
            but house severely damaged. Time estimated
            from radar. .





07/29/2016 0800 PM

1 miles WNW of Scottsdale, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Local media reported at power poles down.
            Pictures on social media confirmed at least
            one pole knocked down. .





07/29/2016 0800 PM

1 miles WNW of Scottsdale, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Local media reported at power poles down.
            Pictures on social media confirmed at least
            one pole knocked down. .





07/29/2016 0943 PM

4 miles S of Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m89 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Gila Bend af aux field reported wind gusts
            of 89 mph. .





07/29/2016 0943 PM

4 miles S of Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m89 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Gila Bend af aux field reported wind gusts
            of 89 mph. .





07/29/2016 0905 PM

Wittmann, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by trained spotter.


            Blowing dust reduced visibility to 600 feet.
            .





07/29/2016 0905 PM

Wittmann, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by trained spotter.


            Blowing dust reduced visibility to 600 feet.
            .





07/29/2016 0840 PM

5 miles NNE of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            A few Palo Verde trees down and curb to curb
            flooding. Time estimated based on radar.
            Yuma Road and Watson Rd.





07/29/2016 0840 PM

5 miles NNE of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            A few Palo Verde trees down and curb to curb
            flooding. Time estimated based on radar.
            Yuma Road and Watson Rd.





07/29/2016 0921 PM

Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by public.


            Less than 1/4 mile visibility.





07/29/2016 0921 PM

Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by public.


            Less than 1/4 mile visibility.





07/29/2016 0855 PM

6 miles WNW of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by AWOS.


            AWOS station 6 WNW Buckeye /bxk/.





07/29/2016 0855 PM

6 miles WNW of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by AWOS.


            AWOS station 6 WNW Buckeye /bxk/.



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Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Watch
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
New York - Special Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Fire Weather Warning
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