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Weather Alert Detail

  • Flood Advisory for Northwest and North Central Pinal County County, Arizona
  • Flood Advisory issued May 16 at 12:02AM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 12:02 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 3 a.m.
  • THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PHOENIX HAS ISSUED A
    * FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
    CENTRAL MARICOPA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ARIZONA...
    SOUTHWESTERN PINAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN ARIZONA...
    * UNTIL 300 AM MST
    * AT 1155 PM MST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE HEAVIEST RAIN
    ACTIVITY HAD MOSTLY ENDED...WITH ONLY LIMITED POCKETS OF
    SHOWERS THROUGHOUT THE ADVISORY AREA. HOWEVER...LOCALIZED
    FLOODING AND RUNOFF IMPACTS WILL REMAIN FOR THE NEXT FEW
    HOURS. MINOR SMALL STREAM AND NEIGHBORHOOD FLOODING WILL
    CONTINUE IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
    * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE CITIES
    THROUGHOUT THE PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA...CASA GRANDE...
    GILA BEND...MARICOPA. FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED ALONG
    STATE ROUTE 238 BETWEEN MARICOPA AND GILA BEND BY LAW
    ENFORCEMENT.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
    EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
    URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
    POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
    ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.