Grand Canyon Country Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:09 AM MDT on July 28, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect from 11 am MST this morning through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Flagstaff has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From 11 am MST this morning through this evening

* an upper level disturbance moving through western Arizona will combine with ample 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.

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