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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:02 PM 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
morning and last into Thursday. Some storms will produce very heavy
rainfall... which will exacerbate already wet 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

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 5:00 PM MDT on September 16, 2014


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

                                                      rainfall (in)
location 1 hr 24 hr
4th of July wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.12
Arizona Hunt Club Yavapai County 0.00 0.63
baseline @ 547th Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Buckeye frs #1 Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Bulldog Canyon Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Carriage Lane Park Mesa 0.00 0.04
Centennial Railroad Maricopa County 0.00 0.79
copper wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
cruff wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.55
Delaney wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
Dewey Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
Elliot @ Hawes Rd. Mesa 0.00 0.04
Fitch Park Mesa 0.00 0.04
Fountain Hills fd Fountain Hills 0.04 0.04
Four Mile wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
fraesfield mtn. Scottsdale 0.04 0.04
g&f Woolsey Peak Maricopa County 0.00 0.83
Gila Bend landfill Maricopa County 0.00 0.35
Gila Bend Mountains Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Gila r. @ 116th Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Gillespie dam Maricopa County 0.00 0.91
Granite reef Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Granite reef wash Scottsdale 0.00 0.12
Guadalupe channel Mesa 0.00 0.04
Hassayampa landfill Maricopa County 0.00 0.43
hassy r. @ I-10 Maricopa County 0.00 0.08
Horner mtn. Ranch Yavapai County 0.00 0.16
I-10 @ 355th Ave. Maricopa County 0.00 0.16
I-17 @ sr 169 Yavapai County 0.00 0.08
ibw @ mckellips Rd. Scottsdale 0.00 0.08
McDowell @ Hawes Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
McDowell @ Meridian Pinal County 0.00 0.04
McDowell mtn. Road Maricopa County 0.04 0.04
Minnehaha Yavapai County 0.00 0.04
Mobile Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Mountain View Park Mesa 0.00 0.04
Mt. Oatman Maricopa County 0.00 0.20
Mt. Ord Gila County 0.12 0.12
Papago Park Phoenix 0.00 0.04
price drain @ 202 Mesa 0.00 0.04
Rawhide wash Scottsdale 0.04 0.04
Reata Pass dam Scottsdale 0.04 0.04
Reata Pass wash Scottsdale 0.04 0.04
Saguaro Lake Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
salt r. @ Priest Dr. Tempe 0.00 0.04
Salt River landfill Salt River ic 0.00 0.04
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 0.94
spookhill Brown Mesa 0.00 0.04
spookhill frs Mesa 0.00 0.04
spookhill mckellips Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Stoneridge dam Fountain Hills 0.04 0.04
Sun Valley @ northern Buckeye 0.00 0.04
tat momolikot dam Pinal County 0.00 0.24
Thunder Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Tuthill @ ray Rd. Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
upper Waterman wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.28
usery mtn. Park Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
usery park ws Maricopa County 0.00 0.04
Webb Mountain Maricopa County 0.00 0.71
Wilhoit Yavapai County 0.00 0.43
Winters wash Maricopa County 0.00 0.43
Wolverine Pass Maricopa County 0.00 0.04

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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