Weather Alerts for Phoenix

Issued by the National Weather Service

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Flash Flood Warning  FLASH FLOOD WARNING   Flash Flood Warning
PHOENIX

Areas Affected:
Maricopa
Effective: Mon, 9/16 8:25pm Updated: Mon, 9/16 11:30pm Urgency: Immediate
Expires: Tue, 9/17 12:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MST FOR
MARICOPA COUNTY...
At 824 PM MST, radar continued to indicate heavy rain across the
warned area where over two inches have already fallen. There are
reports of vehicles stranded due street flooding near Palo Verde
Road north of I-10. Considerable flash flooding will be possible
across the warned area. Residents should avoid travel as dangerous
driving conditions will continue.
Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Buckeye, Palo Verde, Perryville, Liberty, Palo Verde Nuclear
Generation Station, Wintersburg, Hassayampa and Arlington.
Affected washes and roadways include Agua Caliente Road crossing at
Cruff Wash.
Additional rainfall amounts of up to one inch are possible in the
warned area.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.