Jul 15, 2014 1:18 PM by Scott Oathout
The National Weather Servics has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Marana and other areas around Tucson until 12 p.m.
New event. Flash Flood Warning from 7/15/2014 10:07 AM to 12:00 PM MST for Picture Rocks, AZ, South Tucson, AZ, Drexel Heights, AZ, Avra Valley, AZ, Tucson Estates, AZ, Casas Adobes, AZ, Marana, AZ.*
AT 1000 AM MST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOODING FROM AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS FROM NORTHWEST
OF TUCSON THROUGH WESTERN TUCSON SOUTH ALONG INTERSTATE 19.
STORM MOVEMENT WAS SLOWLY WEST AND SOUTHWEST.
* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO AVRA
VALLEY...SAGUARO NATIONAL PARK...WEST TUCSON...SAN XAVIER MISSION.
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.