Tucson Metro Area including Tucson/Green Valley/Marana/Vail Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:43 AM MDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Southeast Arizona,
including the following areas, Baboquivari Mountains, Catalina
and Rincon Mountains, Chiricahua Mountains, Dragoon and mule
and huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains, eastern Cochise County
below 5000 feet, galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains, south central
Pinal County, southeast Pinal County, tohono o'odham nation,
Tucson Metro area, upper Gila River valley, upper San Pedro
River Valley, upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, and
White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee counties.

* Through this evening

* scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will be
developing in a very moist and unstable atmosphere this
afternoon and evening. The strongest storms will be capable of
producing between one and two inches of rain in less than one
hour which could lead to flash flooding.

* Areas along washes, small streams and drainages plus wildfire
burn scar areas will be susceptible to flooding. Low water
crossings and poorly drained roads may become impassable. Rural
and dirt roads will likely become washed out at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are becoming favorable
for flash flooding to develop. Monitor forecasts closely and be
ready to take quick action if flash flood warnings are issued.
If flash flooding is observed... act quickly. Turn around and take
another Route.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations... or your cable television provider for updates on this
flash flood threat.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 10:43 AM MDT Jul. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Southeast Arizona,
including the following areas, Baboquivari Mountains, Catalina
and Rincon Mountains, Chiricahua Mountains, Dragoon and mule
and huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains, eastern Cochise County
below 5000 feet, galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains, south central
Pinal County, southeast Pinal County, tohono o'odham nation,
Tucson Metro area, upper Gila River valley, upper San Pedro
River Valley, upper Santa Cruz River Valley/Altar Valley, and
White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee counties.

* Through this evening

* scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms will be
developing in a very moist and unstable atmosphere this
afternoon and evening. The strongest storms will be capable of
producing between one and two inches of rain in less than one
hour which could lead to flash flooding.

* Areas along washes, small streams and drainages plus wildfire
burn scar areas will be susceptible to flooding. Low water
crossings and poorly drained roads may become impassable. Rural
and dirt roads will likely become washed out at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are becoming favorable
for flash flooding to develop. Monitor forecasts closely and be
ready to take quick action if flash flood warnings are issued.
If flash flooding is observed... act quickly. Turn around and take
another Route.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial radio or television
stations... or your cable television provider for updates on this
flash flood threat.





Local Radar

Click to Enlarge

Nearby Radar Stations