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Flood Watch in Gila County, Arizona
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Gila County Arizona Urgency: Future Severity: Moderate Certainty: Possible
Active Timeframe
3/14/2023 1:40:00 PM until 3/16/2023 8:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
You should monitor the forecast and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.
Alert Summary
Heavy rain will fall on a primed snowpack along the Mogollon Rim, leading to an increase in snowmelt. Flows in rivers, creeks, and streams are expected to increase quickly, potentially reaching critical levels. ...FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Flooding caused by rain and snowmelt will be possible. * WHERE...Portions of central Arizona, including the lower elevations of Yavapai County and northern Gila County. * WHEN...From Wednesday morning through Thursday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Flash flooding will be possible in creeks, normally dry washes, and swimming holes. Low-water crossings could experience flooding, which would create deadly travel conditions. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Widespread heavy rainfall is expected along and south of the Mogollon Rim tonight through Wednesday into Thursday morning. Rain and snowmelt will combine to create enhanced runoff and significant flows of waterways with many waterways already measuring elevated flows. - Visit www.weather.gov/safety/flood for more information on flood safety.