FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MST /2 PM MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS 11 PM MST /MIDNIGHT MDT/ TONIGHT



FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MST /2 PM MDT/ THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS 11 PM MST /MIDNIGHT MDT/ TONIGHT… * WHAT…Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE…In northern Arizona…the Coconino and Kaibab Plateaus, Grand Canyon Country, Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino and Navajo counties and Marble and Glen Canyons. Other areas included are the Black Mesa area, Chinle Valley, Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau, Northeast Plateaus and Mesas near Highway 264. Farther south in the watch area…Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons and Western Mogollon Rim. This watch includes Navajo Nation and Hopi Tribal Lands. * WHEN…From 1 PM MST /2 PM MDT/ this afternoon through 11 PM MST /Midnight MDT/. * IMPACTS…Flash flooding will be possible in creeks, normally dry washes, swimming holes and over recently burned areas. Low-water crossings could also experience flash flooding, which would create deadly travel conditions. Consider changing your plans if you were going to hike, boat, or paddleboard to a slot canyon or normally dry wash. If you do still decide to recreate, check in at a nearby visitor center or ranger station. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS… – Visit www.weather.gov/safety/flood for more information on flood safety. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. &&

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