Flood Advisory & Severe Thunderstorm Warning

August 8th, 2018 at 2:57 PM

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A * SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES FOR… YAVAPAI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA… COCONINO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA… * UNTIL 515 PM MST * AT 220 PM MST, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. THESE STORMS ARE MOVING SOUTHWEST TOWARDS THE DRY CREEK AND SPRING CREEK DRAINAGES. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…DRY CREEK… TURKEY CREEK…OAK CREEK…WEST FORK OAK CREEK AND SPRING CREEK. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS, MAKE THE SMART CHOICE: TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FLAGSTAFF HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… YAVAPAI COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL ARIZONA… COCONINO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA… * UNTIL 330 PM MST * AT 248 PM MST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES WEST OF SEDONA, MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 15 MPH. HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE HOMES, ROOFS, AND OUTBUILDINGS. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… SEDONA, PAGE SPRINGS, CORNVILLE, COTTONWOOD, RED ROCK STATE PARK, DEAD HORSE RANCH STATE PARK AND TUZIGOOT NATIONAL MONUMENT. THIS INCLUDES STATE ROUTE 89A BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 357 AND 372. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. && HAIL…1.00IN WIND…70MPH

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