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Weather Alert

Flash Flood Watch
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WESTERN PIMA COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY-UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-
WHITE MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AJO...ORGAN PIPE CACTUS N.M....
PICACHO PEAK STATE PARK...MAMMOTH...ORACLE...CLIFTON...SAFFORD...
HANNAGAN MEADOW
347 AM MST TUE SEP 16 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING 
  AREAS...SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY...SOUTHEAST PINAL COUNTY... 
  UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY...WESTERN PIMA COUNTY AND WHITE 
  MOUNTAINS OF GRAHAM AND GREENLEE COUNTIES. 

* FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON

* AN INITIAL PERIOD OF RAIN ASSOCIATED WITH THE OUTER BAND OF
  HURRICANE ODILE WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA THIS MORNING.
  THEREAFTER...THE TIMING OF THE ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF RAIN WILL
  BE LESS CERTAIN UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING 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 2 TO 4 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.

&&

$$




Day
Precip
Temp
  • Scattered thunderstorms possible
    Tue
    60% Chance
    72°
    85°

    Daytime

    Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High around 85F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

    Tuesday Night

    Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Low 72F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

    Chance of Rain: 60%

    Sunrise: 06:08:24 am

    Sunset: 06:28:32 pm

    Humidity: 54%

    Wind: E @ 13mph

    UV Index: 4 Moderate

  • Thunderstorms
    Wed
    80% Chance
    70°
    82°

    Daytime

    Thunderstorms likely. High 82F. Winds ESE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Localized flooding is likely in washes.

    Wednesday Night

    Thunderstorms, accompanied by locally heavy rainfall at times. Low around 70F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. 1 to 2 inches of rain expected. Localized flooding is likely in washes.

    Chance of Rain: 80%

    Sunrise: 06:09:01 am

    Sunset: 06:27:12 pm

    Humidity: 66%

    Wind: ESE @ 15mph

    UV Index: 5 Moderate

  • A few thunderstorms possible
    Thu
    60% Chance
    69°
    82°

    Daytime

    A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

    Chance of Rain: 60%

    Sunrise: 06:09:39 am

    Sunset: 06:25:51 pm

    Humidity: 70%

    Wind: WSW @ 13mph

    UV Index: 9 Very High

  • Scattered thunderstorms possible
    Fri
    40% Chance
    69°
    85°

    Daytime

    Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

    Chance of Rain: 40%

    Sunrise: 06:10:16 am

    Sunset: 06:24:31 pm

    Humidity: 66%

    Wind: N @ 7mph

    UV Index: 9 Very High

  • Sunshine
    Sat
    20% Chance
    71°
    88°

    Daytime

    Sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.

    Chance of Rain: 20%

    Sunrise: 06:10:54 am

    Sunset: 06:23:11 pm

    Humidity: 61%

    Wind: NW @ 7mph

    UV Index: 9 Very High

  • Mainly sunny
    Sun
    20% Chance
    71°
    92°

    Daytime

    Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.

    Chance of Rain: 20%

    Sunrise: 06:11:31 am

    Sunset: 06:21:50 pm

    Humidity: 51%

    Wind: ESE @ 11mph

    UV Index: 8 Very High

  • Sunny
    Mon
    10% Chance
    68°
    90°

    Daytime

    Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

    Chance of Rain: 10%

    Sunrise: 06:12:09 am

    Sunset: 06:20:30 pm

    Humidity: 45%

    Wind: ESE @ 12mph

    UV Index: 8 Very High

Updated: September 16, 2014 @ 10:03 am

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