Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Flood Warning in Maricopa County, Arizona
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Maricopa County Arizona Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely
Active Timeframe
3/12/2023 5:04:00 PM until 3/16/2023 11:00:00 AM   EXPIRED
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Alert Summary
FLOOD WARNING FOR A DAM RELEASE IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Flooding caused by upstream dam release is expected. * WHERE...A portion of south central Arizona, including the following county, Maricopa. * WHEN...Until 500 PM MST Saturday Mar 18. * IMPACTS...Flooding of unbridged crossings across the Salt River downstream of Tempe Town Lake is imminent or occurring * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 459 PM MST, ongoing water release from Tempe Town Lake is causing flooding in the warned area, impacting low water crossings. Impacts may extend beyond the current expiration time. - This includes the following streams and drainages... Salt River. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... 67th Ave and 91st Ave where they cross the Salt River in Phoenix. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood