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Flood Watch Issued for 09/09 - 09/11/2022

A Flood Watch has been issued for Friday, September 9th @ 8:00AM until 12:00AM Sunday, September 11th by the National Weather Service (Phoenix, AZ Forecast Office)

Flooding caused by excessive rainfall associated with the tropical system Kay is possible.

Areas affected are portions of southwest Arizona and California, including  the following areas, in southwest Arizona, Central La Paz, Gila  River Valley, Kofa, Parker Valley, Southeast Yuma County and Yuma.  In California, Chiriaco Summit, Chuckwalla Mountains, Chuckwalla  Valley, Imperial County Southeast, Imperial County Southwest,  Imperial County West, Imperial Valley, Joshua Tree NP East, Joshua  Tree NP West, Palo Verde Valley and Salton Sea.

The flood watch will be from Friday morning through Saturday evening.

Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,  creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.  Abundant tropical moisture associated with the tropical system Kay will spread north into the area resulting in scattered to widespread rainfall. Extended periods of moderate rain will be capable of producing rural and urban flooding. Bands of heavier rain and embedded thunderstorms will be capable of producing higher rain rates which could also lead to flash flooding. 


You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

Take Caution & Stay Safe.


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