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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
306 PM MST MON SEP 15 2014

AZZ502>504-511-514-515-161200-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FF.A.0008.140917T0900Z-140919T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION-UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY-
TUCSON METRO AREA-GALIURO AND PINALENO MOUNTAINS-
CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS-BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SELLS...NOGALES...TUCSON...
GREEN VALLEY...MARANA...VAIL...MOUNT GRAHAM...MOUNT LEMMON...
SUMMERHAVEN
306 PM MST MON SEP 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...BABOQUIVARI MOUNTAINS...
  CATALINA AND RINCON MOUNTAINS...GALIURO AND PINALENO
  MOUNTAINS...TOHONO O`ODHAM NATION...TUCSON METRO AREA AND
  UPPER SANTA CRUZ RIVER VALLEY/ALTAR VALLEY.

* FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* AN INITIAL PERIOD OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THE OUTER BAND OF
  HURRICANE ODILE WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA TONIGHT INTO EARLY
  TUESDAY. LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
  INITIAL PERIOD OF RAIN. THEREAFTER...THE TIMING OF THE ADDITIONAL
  PERIODS OF RAIN WILL BE LESS CERTAIN UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT
  INTO THURSDAY WHEN THE BULK OF THE HEAVY RAINFALL CAN BE
  ANTICIPATED. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY WIDELY ACROSS THE
  AREA...BUT THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL TOTAL 3 TO 5
  INCHES BY LATE THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING FAVORABLE
FOR WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOODING TO DEVELOP. MONITOR FORECASTS
CLOSELY AND BE READY TO TAKE QUICK ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS
ARE ISSUED.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE
THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODS.  IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT
QUICKLY. TURN AROUND AND TAKE ANOTHER ROUTE.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR TELEVISION
STATIONS...OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR UPDATES ON THIS
FLASH FLOOD THREAT.

&&

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