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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
231 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

AZZ021>024-027-028-171415-
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
231 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTH-
CENTRAL ARIZONA AND WEST-CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. THE
PRIMARY HAZARDS WILL BE GUSTY WINDS...LOCALIZED BLOWING DUST...AND
LOCALIZED HEAVY RAIN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   FLASH FLOOD WATCH.

THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF LATE THIS WEEK AS
DRIER AIR MOVES INTO THE AREA BY THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
226 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

...POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING BEGINNING MIDWEEK...

.TROPICAL MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH TROPICAL CYCLONE ODILE WILL
CONTINUE WORKING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE DESERT SOUTHWEST...LEADING TO
HEAVY RAIN AND THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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/O.CON.KPSR.FF.A.0008.140917T1800Z-140919T0100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUARTZSITE...SALOME...BUCKEYE...
NEW RIVER...WICKENBURG...MESA...PHOENIX...GLOBE...MIAMI...
SAN CARLOS...SUPERIOR...TOP-OF-THE-WORLD...GILA BEND...
APACHE JUNCTION...CASA GRANDE...FLORENCE
226 AM MST TUE SEP 16 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

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