Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Tucson AZ
Description: The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* A portion of Southeast Arizona, including the following areas:
Western Pima County, the Tohono O’odham Nation, South Central
Pinal County, and Southeast Pinal County.
* Through late Tuesday night
* Abundant moisture associated with tropical system Rosa is
expected to produce heavy rainfall at times into Tuesday night.
* Large washes such as the Vamori, San Simon and Gibson near Ajo
may experience high flows and the potential to flood.
Instruction: 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
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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Southeast Pinal County including Kearny/Mammoth/Oracle; South Central Pinal County including Eloy/Picacho Peak State Park; Tohono O’odham Nation including Sells; Western Pima County Including Ajo/Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3141772-2770910
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings