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Arizona, Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:06 PM MDT on September 15, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 18, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from late tonight 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... Chiricahua Mountains... Dragoon
and mule and huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains... eastern
Cochise County below 5000 feet and upper San Pedro River
Valley.

* From late tonight 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. The heaviest rainfall and potential for more widespread
flash flooding will occur late tonight through midday Tuesday.
Thereafter... the timing of the of the additional periods of rain
will be less certain until Wednesday 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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