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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:00 AM MST on February 28, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 02, 2015


... Flood Watch now in effect from Sunday afternoon through Monday
afternoon...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east-central Arizona... south-central Arizona and west-
central Arizona... including Globe... Miami... the Tonto National
Forest foothills... the greater Phoenix area... Wickenburg... and Quartzsite.

* From Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon

* the time-frame for heaviest rainfall will begin across southwest
Arizona Sunday morning and will spread through the region Sunday
afternoon and evening... eventually tapering off from west to east
during the day Monday. Rainfall amounts will generally range from
0.75 inches to 1 inch along and north of Interstate 10 and U.S. 60... with
isolated areas closer to 2 inches possible in the mountains north
and east of Phoenix.

* The rainfall and runoff will lead to heightened flows in New
River... skunk creek and Deadmans Wash near anthem... but also Cave
Creek and Camp Creek... Sycamore Creek near Sunflower... and tonto
and Pinal creek that flow into the Tonto Basin near Roosevelt Lake.
Centennial Wash near Wenden could also see elevated flow. Many
other normally dry washes in the watch area will quickly fill with
runoff and may inundate low water and unbridged Road crossings.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood
warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.


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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