...The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a Flood
Advisory for the following rivers in Arizona...
Salt River At 51st Ave affecting Maricopa County.
.Runoff from previous rainfall continues to flow through the Salt
River. Recent rises may be enough to impact low water crossings to
include 51st Avenue.
For the Salt River...including 51st Ave...elevated river levels are
Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Additional information is available at www.weather.gov.
The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
the Salt River At 51st Ave.
* From this evening to late tonight.
* At 10:15 PM MST Friday the stage was 6.57 feet.
* Action stage is 14.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Current gauge reports stage at 6.57 feet and discharge of 1626 CFS.
* Forecast...The river will continue to be monitored.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of south central Arizona, including the following areas,
Aguila Valley, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon, Buckeye/Avondale, Cave
Creek/New River, Central Phoenix, Deer Valley, East Valley,
Fountain Hills/East Mesa, Gila Bend, New River Mesa, North
Phoenix/Glendale, Northwest Pinal County, Northwest Valley,
Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Sonoran Desert Natl Monument, South
Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Valley/Queen Creek, Tonopah Desert
and West Pinal County.
* Through Sunday evening.
* A low pressure system will bring additional heavy showers and
thunderstorms to the area through Sunday evening. The strongest
storms will be capable of producing high rain rates and flash
flooding of washes, small streams, and poor drainage areas. Flash
flooding may also lead to river rises. Past and recent burn scars
will be especially prone to flash flooding and debris flow.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.