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flash flood
Coconino County, AZ

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA AND WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
COCONINO PLATEAU...GRAND CANYON COUNTRY...KAIBAB PLATEAU AND
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS. IN WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA...OAK CREEK
AND SYCAMORE CANYONS...WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM AND YAVAPAI COUNTY
MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH WESTERN ARIZONA WILL
COMBINE WITH MONSOON MOISTURE TO GENERATE HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS WESTERN COCONINO
COUNTY AND THE YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

* AREAS OF PARTICULAR CONCERN ARE CATARACT CANYON AND SUPAI... THE
GRAND CANYON...AND THE SLIDE FIRE SCAR IN OAK CREEK CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT DEVELOPING CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE
LOCATED ALONG AREA CREEKS...RIVERS OR OTHER FLASH FLOOD PRONE
AREAS...SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE
ISSUED.

&&

$$

Mohave County, AZ

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST ARIZONA...CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA...INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST ARIZONA...LAKE HAVASU AND FORT
MOHAVE...LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA... NORTHWEST DESERTS
AND NORTHWEST PLATEAU. IN CALIFORNIA...CADIZ BASIN...DEATH VALLEY
NATIONAL PARK...EASTERN MOJAVE DESERT...EASTERN SIERRA SLOPES...
MORONGO BASIN...OWENS VALLEY...SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY-UPPER
COLORADO RIVER VALLEY...WESTERN MOJAVE DESERT AND WHITE MOUNTAINS
OF INYO COUNTY. IN NEVADA... ESMERALDA AND CENTRAL NYE COUNTY...
LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA...LAS VEGAS VALLEY...LINCOLN
COUNTY...NORTHEAST CLARK COUNTY...SHEEP RANGE...SOUTHERN CLARK
COUNTY...SPRING MOUNTAINS-RED ROCK CANYON AND WESTERN CLARK AND
SOUTHERN NYE COUNTY.

* UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING

* A LARGE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE CONTINUES TO INTERACT WITH A VERY
MOIST AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS IN PLACE ACROSS THE REGION. THERE
CONTINUES TO BE POTENTIAL FOR ORGANIZED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH THIS EVENING. STORMS COULD
EASILY PRODUCE ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL IN A SHORT PERIOD OF
TIME...WITH LOCALLY GREATER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. AREAS NEAR RECENT
BURN SCARS WILL BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO INCREASED RUNOFF...FLASH
FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

* MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR
VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY SINCE
FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE
FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF
THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART
CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS
THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH
FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR YOUR AREA.

&&

$$

Yavapai County, AZ

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA AND WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
COCONINO PLATEAU...GRAND CANYON COUNTRY...KAIBAB PLATEAU AND
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS. IN WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA...OAK CREEK
AND SYCAMORE CANYONS...WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM AND YAVAPAI COUNTY
MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH WESTERN ARIZONA WILL
COMBINE WITH MONSOON MOISTURE TO GENERATE HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING
THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING ACROSS WESTERN COCONINO
COUNTY AND THE YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

* AREAS OF PARTICULAR CONCERN ARE CATARACT CANYON AND SUPAI... THE
GRAND CANYON...AND THE SLIDE FIRE SCAR IN OAK CREEK CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT DEVELOPING CONDITIONS MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE...ESPECIALLY THOSE
LOCATED ALONG AREA CREEKS...RIVERS OR OTHER FLASH FLOOD PRONE
AREAS...SHOULD CONTINUE TO MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE
ISSUED.

&&

$$

Advisories

flood
Yavapai County, AZ

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
630 PM MST FOR CENTRAL YAVAPAI COUNTY...

AT 518 PM MST...HEAVY RAIN CONTINUES TO SHIFT EASTWARD OUT OF THE
PRESCOTT VALLEY AREA AND HAS ENDED FOR NOW...THOUGH THERE IS A
CHANCE OF ADDITIONAL STORMS OVER THE NEXT HOUR. STORM RUNOFF FROM
EARLIER HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT HOUR...WITH A
POSSIBILITY OF MINOR FLOODING OF STREETS AND LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3466 11235 3467 11222 3454 11222 3451 11230

$$

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