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 4:48:00 AM 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 NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM MST SATURDAY... * WHAT...Flooding caused by upstream dam release continues. * WHERE...A portion of south central Arizona, including the following county, Maricopa. * WHEN...Until 200 PM MST Saturday. * IMPACTS...Flooding of unbridged crossings across the Salt River upstream of Tempe Town Lake is imminent or occurring. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 448 AM MST, an ongoing water release from Granite Reef Dam is causing flooding in the warned area, impacting low water crossings upstream of Tempe Town Lake. Impacts may extend beyond the current expiration time. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Unbridged river crossings (such as McKellips Road) and gravel pit operations along the Salt River between Granite Reef Dam and Tempe Town Lake. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood