Upper Gila River and Aravaipa Valleys including Clifton/Safford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:37 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of Southeast Arizona.

* From 11 am MST this morning through 11 PM MST this evening

* abundant moisture over much of Sonora Mexico will move northward
into Southeast Arizona today. Widespread showers with periods
of thunderstorms are expected to occur. Heavy rainfall will be
capable of producing flash flooding at times.

* Areas along washes, small streams and drainages plus wildfire
areas such as the Frye burn scar will be susceptible to
flooding. Low water crossings and poorly drained roads may
become impassable. Rural and dirt roads may also become washed
out at times.

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.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations... or your cable television provider for updates on this
flash flood threat.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:37 AM MDT Sep. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* all of Southeast Arizona.

* From 11 am MST this morning through 11 PM MST this evening

* abundant moisture over much of Sonora Mexico will move northward
into Southeast Arizona today. Widespread showers with periods
of thunderstorms are expected to occur. Heavy rainfall will be
capable of producing flash flooding at times.

* Areas along washes, small streams and drainages plus wildfire
areas such as the Frye burn scar will be susceptible to
flooding. Low water crossings and poorly drained roads may
become impassable. Rural and dirt roads may also become washed
out at times.

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.

Listen to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations... or your cable television provider for updates on this
flash flood threat.