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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 2:59 PM MDT Oct. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southeastern Santa Cruz County in southeastern Arizona...

* until 545 PM MST.

* Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms earlier today continued to cause
runoff problems around Nogales and Kino Springs. The most recent
stream gauge report on the Nogales wash indicated that water
levels continued to fluctuate from around 7 to 8 feet. Flooding
can occur at water levels of 8 feet or higher. That said, this
warning extends the previously issued warning early this
afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Nogales, Kino Springs and Lochiel.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 19 between mile markers 1 and 7.
Route 82 between mile markers 1 and 11.

Lat... Lon 3143 11099 3151 11052 3133 11062 3133 11107




221 PM MST Tue Oct 23 2018

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 415 PM MST for
east central Pima County...

At 220 PM MST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing areas
of rain across the warned area with rain amounts up to 2 inches
since late this morning. Flash flooding is expected to be ongoing
across the area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Green Valley, Sahuarita, Three Points, Valencia west, Drexel Heights,
Summit, East Sahuarita, Tucson Estates, San Xavier mission, Ryan
Field and San Pedro.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 19 between mile markers 31 and 58.
Route 86 between mile markers 139 and 163.
Route 286 between mile markers 24 and 45.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3220 11127 3212 11098 3197 11095 3173 11099
      3173 11143 3215 11155


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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:45 PM MDT Oct. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The small stream flood advisory remains in effect until 515 PM MST
for east central Pima... western Cochise and eastern Santa Cruz
counties...

At 345 PM MST, Doppler radar indicated the heaviest rainfall has
fallen to the east of the San Pedro river near Charleston. Radar
estimated between 1.00 inches and 1.50 inches has fallen over the
past hour. This will likely result in the washes that feed the San
Pedro river from the east near Charleston to be filled with swift
moving running water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3242 10983 3135 10981 3133 11062 3151 11052
      3242 11052




Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 3:45 PM MDT Oct. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The small stream flood advisory remains in effect until 515 PM MST
for east central Pima... western Cochise and eastern Santa Cruz
counties...

At 345 PM MST, Doppler radar indicated the heaviest rainfall has
fallen to the east of the San Pedro river near Charleston. Radar
estimated between 1.00 inches and 1.50 inches has fallen over the
past hour. This will likely result in the washes that feed the San
Pedro river from the east near Charleston to be filled with swift
moving running water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3242 10983 3135 10981 3133 11062 3151 11052
      3242 11052




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