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flood
Mohave County, AZ

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAS VEGAS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
CENTRAL MOHAVE COUNTY IN NORTHWEST ARIZONA...

* UNTIL 415 PM MST

* AT 117 PM MST THUNDERSTORMS ALONG ROUTE 66 WEST OF VALENTINE WERE
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN WHICH MAY CAUSE NUISANCE FLOODING IN THE AREA.



* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HACKBERRY
PIERCE FERRY AND ANTARES ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO FLOWING WATER IN NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS. LOW WATER CROSSINGS CAN BE DANGEROUS IN
HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADS OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.
TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN!

REPORT FLOODED ROADS TO THE LAS VEGAS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA
FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 3588 11429 3586 11412 3575 11387 3550 11357
3524 11371 3525 11393

$$

Yavapai County, AZ

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
215 PM MST FOR CENTRAL YAVAPAI COUNTY...

AT 115 PM MST...WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED THAT RAINFALL
INTENSITY HAD DECREASED ACROSS PRESCOTT VALLEY...WITH RAIN ENDING
NEAR THE PRESCOTT MALL. STORM RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT
HOUR...WITH SOME STREET FLOODING AND WATER FLOWING IN WASHES AND
OTHER DRAINAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...LYNX CREEK.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3464 11235 3461 11228 3449 11237 3451 11244

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blowing dust
Maricopa County, AZ

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREATER PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA...NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES THE DUST-PRONE TRAVEL
CORRIDORS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 10...INTERSTATE 8...STATE ROUTE
347...87 AND 79 ALONG WITH OTHER TRAVEL CORRIDORS THROUGH THE OPEN
DESERT AREAS.

* TIMING...2 PM MST UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...GENERALLY
BLOWING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1 MILE...POSSIBLY
LOWER NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...AN INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND COVERAGE TODAY
IS EXPECTED...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE STORM OUTFLOWS
TO MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL AZ DESERTS. AS A RESULT...LARGE AREAS
OF INTENSE BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP
SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION
IF YOU ENCOUNTER AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

$$

Pinal County, AZ

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MST THIS EVENING...

* AFFECTED AREA...THE GREATER PHOENIX METROPOLITAN AREA...NORTHWEST
AND NORTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY. THIS INCLUDES THE DUST-PRONE TRAVEL
CORRIDORS SUCH AS INTERSTATE 10...INTERSTATE 8...STATE ROUTE
347...87 AND 79 ALONG WITH OTHER TRAVEL CORRIDORS THROUGH THE OPEN
DESERT AREAS.

* TIMING...2 PM MST UNTIL 9 PM MST THIS EVENING.

* WINDS...THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH...GENERALLY
BLOWING TOWARD THE NORTHWEST.

* VISIBILITY...RAPIDLY DROPPING TO AROUND 1 MILE...POSSIBLY
LOWER NEAR OPEN FIELDS AND DUST-PRONE AREAS.

* IMPACTS...AN INCREASE IN THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY AND COVERAGE TODAY
IS EXPECTED...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE STORM OUTFLOWS
TO MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL AZ DESERTS. AS A RESULT...LARGE AREAS
OF INTENSE BLOWING DUST ARE POSSIBLE. VISIBILITIES MAY BE DROP
SUDDENLY...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. USE CAUTION
IF YOU ENCOUNTER AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE READY FOR A SUDDEN DROP IN VISIBILITY. IF YOU ENCOUNTER
BLOWING DUST OR BLOWING SAND ON THE ROADWAY OR SEE IT
APPROACHING...PULL OFF THE ROAD AS FAR AS POSSIBLE AND PUT YOUR
VEHICLE IN PARK. TURN THE LIGHTS ALL THE WAY OFF AND KEEP YOUR
FOOT OFF THE BRAKE PEDAL.

REMEMBER...PULL ASIDE...STAY ALIVE.

&&

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