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Flash Flood Watch Continues Through This Evening
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26 September 2019  
National Weather Service, Flagstaff

The Flash Flood Watch is updated to be in effect through 5 PM Thursday night.

Update: The Flash Flood Watch is for Yavapai County, Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons. 

According to the National Weather Service, rainfall amounts could exceed 1” in less than an hour and total storm rainfall possibly above 3” in some locations. 

Here is a graphic that explains the difference between a Flood Advisory, Watch and Warning: 

Additionally, the Flagstaff office of the National Weather Service is issuing a Small Stream Advisory, in effect until 11:45 this morning.

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Here is the updated Flash Flood Watch, which remains in effect until 5 PM on Thursday afternoon:

Flood Watch National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ

316 AM MST Thu Sep 26 2019

AZZ008-037-038-270000- /O.CON.KFGZ.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-190927T0000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Yavapai County Mountains-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins- Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons-

Including the cities of Prescott, Seligman, Ash Fork, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Cordes Junction, Bagdad, and Sedona

316 AM MST Thu Sep 26 2019 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for * A portion of west central Arizona, including Yavapai County, and Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons.

* Through this afternoon

* Localized rainfall amounts could exceed 1 inch in less than an hour, with storm total rainfall nearing 3 inches.

* These rainfall rates can produce rapidly rising water in area washes, which may create hazardous conditions at low water crossings. Turn Around, Don`t Drown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that developing conditions may lead to flash flooding within the watch area. People, especially those located along area creeks, rivers, or other flash flood prone areas, should continue to monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take immediate action should flash flood warnings be issued.

 


 

Flood Watch issued on 9/25/19

National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ 317 AM MST Wed Sep 25 2019 AZZ008-037-038-261200- /O.CON.KFGZ.FF.A.0005.190926T0000Z-190926T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Yavapai County Mountains-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins- Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons- Including the cities of Prescott, Seligman, Ash Fork, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Cordes Junction, Bagdad, and Sedona 317 AM MST Wed Sep 25 2019

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

  • * Portions of west central Arizona, including Yavapai County, Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons.
  • * From this afternoon through late tonight
  • * Localized rainfall amounts could exceed 1 inch in less than an hour, with storm total rainfall possibly above 3 inches.
  • * These rainfall rates can result in strong, rapidly rising water in area washes, which may create hazardous conditions at low water crossings. Turn Around, Don`t Drown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that developing conditions may lead to flash flooding within the watch area. People, especially those located along area creeks, rivers, or other flash flood prone areas, should continue to monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take immediate action should flash flood warnings be issued.