Weather Alerts for Phoenix

Issued by the National Weather Service

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Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory

Areas Affected:
Effective: Wed, 11/20 7:28am Updated: Wed, 11/20 7:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/20 10:30am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Maricopa County in south central Arizona...
* Until 1030 AM MST.
* At 728 AM MST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Phoenix, Glendale, Peoria, Surprise, Avondale, Goodyear, Buckeye,
El Mirage, Tolleson, Youngtown, Sun City West, Waddell, Cashion,
Sun City and New River.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected:
Aguila Valley - Apache Junction, Gold Canyon - Buckeye, Avondale - Cave Creek, New River - Central Phoenix - Deer Valley - Dripping Springs - East Valley - Fountain Hills, East Mesa - Gila Bend - Globe, Miami - Mazatzal Mountains - New River Mesa - North Phoenix, Glendale - Northwest Pinal County - Northwest Valley - Pinal, Superstition Mountains - Rio Verde, Salt River - San Carlos - Scottsdale, Paradise Valley - Sonoran Desert Natl Monument - South Mountain, Ahwatukee - Southeast Gila County - Southeast Valley, Queen Creek - Superior - Tonopah Desert - Tonto Basin - West Pinal County
Effective: Wed, 11/20 3:20am Updated: Wed, 11/20 7:50am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 11/20 11:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of south central Arizona, including the following
areas, Aguila Valley, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon,
Buckeye/Avondale, Cave Creek/New River, Central Phoenix, Deer
Valley, Dripping Springs, Fountain Hills/East Mesa, Gila Bend,
Globe/Miami, Mazatzal Mountains, New River Mesa, North
Phoenix/Glendale, Northwest Pinal County, Pinal/Superstition
Mountains, Rio Verde/Salt River, San Carlos,
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Sonoran Desert National Monument,
South Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Gila County, Southeast
Valley/Queen Creek, Superior, The East Valley of the Phoenix
Metro Area, The Northwest Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area,
Tonopah Desert, Tonto Basin, and West Pinal County.
* Through this evening
* Periods of showers and scattered thunderstorms will affect
south-central Arizona through this evening. The strongest cells
will be capable of producing areas of heavy rain, which could
lead to flooding of washes and small streams, along with
localized urban flooding.

A Flash Flood Watch means that flooding of washes, creeks and
other drainage areas is possible within the watch area. If you
are in the watch area, you should watch the weather and be
prepared to take immediate action should heavy rain and flooding
occur or a flash flood warning be issued.