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  • Special Weather Statement for Northern Gila County County, Arizona
  • Special Weather Statement issued April 24 at 3:27AM MST until April 25 at 11:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, April 24, 2015 at 3:27 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...A STRONG COLD FRONT WITH POSSIBLE HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
    SATURDAY NIGHT OVER PARTS OF SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
    A SERIES OF PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEMS HAVE MOVED INTO THE REGION SINCE
    THURSDAY PROVIDING COOLER WEATHER AND A FEW SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS. HOWEVER THE LAST IN THE SERIES OF DISTURBANCES WILL BE
    THE STRONGEST...AND IS FORECAST TO MOVE INTO CENTRAL ARIZONA FROM
    THE NORTHWEST SATURDAY NIGHT.
    A VERY STRONG COLD FRONT WILL ACCOMPANY THE DISTURBANCE SATURDAY
    NIGHT AND HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS WITH POSSIBLE BRIEF HEAVY RAIN AND STRONG WIND.
    THE CURRENT FORECAST THINKING IS FOR THE HEAVIEST SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP IN LA PAZ AND NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTIES
    JUST BEFORE 9 PM SATURDAY NIGHT...THEN SWEEP ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF
    MARICOPA...NORTHERN PINAL...AND GILA COUNTIES JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
    THIS INCLUDES THE GREATER PHOENIX AREA.
    STAY UP-TO-DATE ON THE LATEST FORECASTS BY LISTENING TO WEATHER
    RADIO ON THE PUBLIC SERVICE BAND IN THE EVENT WEATHER ADVISORIES...
    WATCHES...OR WARNINGS ARE NEEDED. MORE DETAILED INFORMATION IS
    AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX ON THE
    INTERNET AT
    WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX