Weather Alerts for Phoenix AZ

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
PHOENIX AZ

Areas Affected:
Apache Junction, Gold Canyon - Dripping Springs - East Valley - Fountain Hills, East Mesa - Globe, Miami - Northwest Pinal County - Pinal, Superstition Mountains - San Carlos - Sonoran Desert Natl Monument - South Mountain, Ahwatukee - Southeast Gila County - Southeast Valley, Queen Creek - Superior - West Pinal County
Effective: Wed, 9/19 11:00am Updated: Tue, 9/18 7:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 9/19 11:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of south central Arizona,
including the following areas, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon,
Dripping Springs, East Valley, Fountain Hills/East Mesa,
Globe/Miami, Northwest Pinal County, Pinal/Superstition
Mountains, San Carlos, Sonoran Desert Natl Monument, South
Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Gila County, Southeast
Valley/Queen Creek, Superior, and West Pinal County.
* From Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening
* Numerous showers and thunderstorms producing locally heavy
rainfall
* Normally dry washes may quickly fill with rapidly flowing water.
Roads built through these washes may become impassible and a
threat to motorists traveling through parts of south-central
Arizona.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that flooding of washes, creeks and
other drainage areas is possible within the watch area. If you
are in the watch area, you should watch the weather and be
prepared to take immediate action should heavy rain and flooding
occur or a flash flood warning be issued.