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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
439 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

NMZ508-509-520-523>526-533>540-222200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FF.A.0016.000000T0000Z-140923T0400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
439 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS...
  CURRY COUNTY...DE BACA COUNTY...EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...
  GUADALUPE COUNTY...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...QUAY COUNTY...
  ROOSEVELT COUNTY...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SOUTH CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY...
  SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN GREAT BASIN
  EARLY THIS MORNING WILL TRACK THROUGH THE CENTRAL ROCKIES LATER
  TODAY. AS IT ADVANCES EASTWARD...MOIST LOW LEVEL SOUTHEAST
  THROUGH SOUTH WINDS AND A CONTINUED TAP OF LATE SEASON MONSOON
  MOISTURE WILL PERSIST. THE COMBINATION OF THESE FEATURES WILL
  KEEP SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACTIVE THROUGH THIS EVENING...
  AND THEREFORE THE POTENTIAL OF HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE WATCH
  AREA.

* LOCATIONS WHICH HAVE RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL RECENTLY WILL BE
  MOST AT RISK OF FLASH FLOODING. OTHER VULNERABLE LOCATIONS
  INCLUDE POOR DRAINAGE AREAS...STEEP TERRAIN AND BURN SCARS SUCH
  AS THE LITTLE BEAR AND WHITEWATER BALDY. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON
  SMALL STREAMS AND ARROYOS...AND AVOID FLOODED LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TUCSON AZ
835 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014

AZC009-011-230330-
/O.NEW.KTWC.FA.Y.0165.140922T1535Z-140923T0330Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GRAHAM AZ-GREENLEE AZ-
835 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A

* HYDROLOGIC ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL GRAHAM COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SAFFORD...
  CENTRAL GREENLEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 830 PM MST MONDAY

* AT 828 AM MST...HEAVY RAINS FROM OVERNIGHT OCCURRED JUST TO THE
EAST OF THE CLIFTON AREA. ESTIMATES OF OVER TWO AND A HALF INCHES
WERE INDICATED BY RADAR. AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES IN THE AREA DID
INDICATE AMOUNTS SLIGHTLY OVER TWO INCHES. THIS MORNING AT 645 AM
MST...THE FLOW ON THE GILA RIVER SOUTH OF THE CLIFTON AREA INDICATED
A STAGE OF 17.1 FEET WITH A FLOW OF NEARLY 11,000 CFS. THIS WATER
WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE ITS WAY DOWN THE GILA RIVER AND REACH THE
SAFFORD AND PIMA AREAS LATER THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY THIS EVENING.
THE FORECAST FOR THE GILA RIVER AT SOLOMON IS FOR IT TO RISE TO
SLIGHTLY ABOVE BANKFULL WHICH MAY IMPACT THE APPROACHES TO THE
BRIDGES. MOTORISTS ARE THEREFORE ADVISED TO BE CAUTIOUS WHEN DRIVING
IN THIS AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3276 10963 3279 10970 3288 10989 3296 10982
      3288 10962 3298 10949 3302 10939 3300 10924
      3290 10927 3292 10938 3277 10957

$$

MOLLERE


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
550 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014

AZZ020>028-CAZ031-231300-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY AZ-WEST CENTRAL DESERTS-
NORTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-GREATER PHOENIX AREA-
SOUTHERN GILA COUNTY/TONTO NATIONAL FOREST FOOTHILLS-
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY-SOUTHWEST DESERTS-
SOUTHWEST MARICOPA COUNTY-NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY CA-
550 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014 /550 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA...EXTREME SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...EXTREME WEST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA...SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA...SOUTHWEST ARIZONA...WEST-CENTRAL
ARIZONA AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

THERE WILL BE ONLY SLIGHT CHANCES OF THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND THEY
WILL BE CONFINED TO THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF SOUTH-CENTRAL ARIZONA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

A PACIFIC WEATHER SYSTEM WILL DRAW MOISTURE NORTHWARD ACROSS ARIZONA
FOR A RETURN OF SHOWER/THUNDERSTORM CHANCES FRIDAY INTO
SUNDAY...MAINLY EAST OF THE LOWER COLORADO RIVER VALLEY. THE STRONGER
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF NOT ONLY VERY STRONG WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN BUT HAIL AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS SHOULD FOLLOW STANDARD REPORTING PROCEDURES.

$$

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX IS ON THE INTERNET AT

WEATHER.GOV/PHOENIX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
549 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

NMZ501>540-231200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
549 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH VERY
HEAVY RAIN...ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY INTO THIS EVENING ACROSS
MOST OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. THIS MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED
OCCURRENCES OF FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY FOR AREAS THAT HAVE
RECENTLY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN AS WELL AS OVER AND NEAR BURN SCARS.
THE HEAVIEST RAINS ARE MOST LIKELY TO FALL ACROSS AREAS FROM THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS WEST TO THE MANZANO AND NORTHERN SACRAMENTO
MOUNTAINS...LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE NORTHERN GILA REGION.
ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE UP TO 2 OR 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL. A
FEW STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER...WEATHER CAN
CHANGE VERY RAPIDLY. ALWAYS USE THE LATEST FORECASTS...WATCHES AND
WARNINGS FOR PLANNING PURPOSES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND ANY FLOODING
THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
458 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-231300-
CACHE VALLEY/UTAH PORTION-NORTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
SALT LAKE AND TOOELE VALLEYS-SOUTHERN WASATCH FRONT-
GREAT SALT LAKE DESERT AND MOUNTAINS-WASATCH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
WASATCH MOUNTAINS I-80 NORTH-WASATCH MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF I-80-
WESTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-WASATCH PLATEAU/BOOK CLIFFS-
WESTERN UINTA BASIN-CASTLE COUNTRY-SAN RAFAEL SWELL-
SANPETE/SEVIER VALLEYS-WEST CENTRAL UTAH-SOUTHWEST UTAH-
UTAHS DIXIE AND ZION NATIONAL PARK-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST WYOMING-
458 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE WESTERN TWO THIRDS OF
UTAH AND SOUTHWEST WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOSTLY CONFINED TO THE
NORTHEASTERN HALF OF THE OUTLOOK AREA TODAY AND WILL TAPER OFF
THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SOUTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP THURSDAY AND BECOME GUSTY ACROSS THE
WESTERN OUTLOOK AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THESE WINDS WILL SPREAD
INTO THE EASTERN OUTLOOK AREA ON FRIDAY AND CONTINUE OVER THE
WEST.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COULD RETURN TO THE OUTLOOK AREA BY THE
END OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

FOR INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL ROAD TRAVEL IMPACTS VISIT...
HTTP://WWW.UDOTTRAFFIC.UTAH.GOV/ROADWEATHERFORECAST.ASPX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
426 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-231030-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
426 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO
...INCLUDING THE DURANGO VICINITY...UNTIL 9 AM MDT. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN
COLORADO AND NORTHEAST UTAH...WITH AREAS HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE...
ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTHWEST COLORADO. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST DURING THE DAY AS DRIER AIR MOVES
ACROSS THE AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THE NEXT THREAT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP ON
FRIDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND AS THE NEXT PACIFIC STORM
SYSTEM APPROACHES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CUOCO

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
320 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014

AZZ004>018-037>040-230700-
KAIBAB PLATEAU-MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-
COCONINO PLATEAU-YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-WHITE MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-BLACK MESA AREA-
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-
320 AM MST MON SEP 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR APACHE...COCONINO...
NORTHERN GILA...NAVAJO...AND YAVAPAI COUNTIES IN NORTHERN
ARIZONA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE ARIZONA/NEW MEXICO
BORDER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

FOR FRIDAY AND THE WEEKEND...A STORM SYSTEM FROM THE WEST WILL
INTERACT WITH LINGERING MOISTURE OVER ARIZONA FOR A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER
CONDITIONS ACCORDING TO STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES.

$$

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