Western Pima County Including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:36 PM MDT on September 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

* occasional showers and thunderstorms will continue to move across the area through tonight with locally heavy rain possible. The heaviest and most widespread rains are expected as the remnants of Odile move across the region late Wednesday into Thursday...including the overnight hours Wednesday night. As normally happens and is expected this time...rainfall amounts will vary widely across the area...but the heaviest rainfall amounts will likely total 2 to 4 inches by late Thursday across far western areas and 3 to 6 inches elsewhere.

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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