Jul 15, 2014 3:25 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Oro Valley, Marana and SaddleBrooke until 1:45 PM.
Doppler radar is showing 1 inch plus of rain has fallen.
Flooded washes possible and the following road closures are in place:
Manville Road between Reservation Road and Avra Road
San Joaquin Road between Old Ajo Road to Bopp Road
Silverbell Road between Avra Valley Road to Sasco
Silverbell Road between Ina Road to El Camino Del Cerro
Sahuarita Road between Alvernon Way to Comsoft Drive
Sahuarita Road between Wilmot Road and Alvernon Road
Wilmot Road from Andrada Road to Sahuarita Road
FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHEASTERN PIMA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ORO VALLEY...MARANA...
SOUTH CENTRAL PINAL COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST ARIZONA...
* UNTIL 145 PM MST
* AT 1136 AM MST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS GENERATING VERY HEAVY RAINFALL NEAR AND NORTH
OF ORO VALLEY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WELL IN EXCESS OF 1 INCH WILL
GENERATE FLOODING IN THE AREA.
* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
SADDLEBROOKE...ORACLE JUNCTION...DOVE MOUNTAIN...CATALINA STATE
PARK...CATALINA AND ORO VALLEY.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF WASHES
AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.