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Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 11:31 PM MDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... The Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory has been cancelled for
northwestern Maricopa County...

The heavy rain has ended... and flooding is no longer expected to pose
a threat.

Lat... Lon 3400 11275 3393 11250 3380 11245 3381 11277
      3385 11330 3398 11330


Nolte


1039 PM MST Fri Jul 29 2016

The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southwestern Maricopa County in south central Arizona...

* until 145 am MST

* at 1039 PM MST... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Gila Bend... Gila Bend auxiliary field... Bosque...
State Route 85 from and south of Gila Bend...
portions of Interstate 8 around Gila Bend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3300 11259 3289 11252 3272 11262 3270 11300
      3295 11312


Nolte


1033 PM MST Fri Jul 29 2016

... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 1215 am MST for central
Maricopa and west central Pinal counties...

At 1032 PM MST... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
heavy rain had fallen due to thunderstorms. This will cause and
persist minor flooding in the advisory area. Primary flooding
concerns lie along State Route 238 from Maricopa to Gila
Bend... which floods quickly when rain is received in the area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Avondale... Goodyear... Gila Bend... Estrella...
Estrella Mountain Park... Estrella Sailport... Bosque...
sonoran National Monument... Rainbow Valley and Mobile.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most
flood deaths occur in vehicles. Heed all roadway signs and do not
drive through water covered roadways.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3327 11200 3289 11220 3293 11277 3335 11241


Nolte



Local Storm Report
Issued: National Weather Service


07/29/2016 0800 PM

1 miles WNW of Scottsdale, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Local media reported at power poles down.
            Pictures on social media confirmed at least
            one pole knocked down. .





07/29/2016 0800 PM

1 miles WNW of Scottsdale, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by broadcast media.


            Local media reported at power poles down.
            Pictures on social media confirmed at least
            one pole knocked down. .





07/29/2016 0943 PM

4 miles S of Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m89 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Gila Bend af aux field reported wind gusts
            of 89 mph. .





07/29/2016 0943 PM

4 miles S of Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m89 mph, reported by ASOS.


            Gila Bend af aux field reported wind gusts
            of 89 mph. .





07/29/2016 0905 PM

Wittmann, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by trained spotter.


            Blowing dust reduced visibility to 600 feet.
            .





07/29/2016 0905 PM

Wittmann, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by trained spotter.


            Blowing dust reduced visibility to 600 feet.
            .





07/29/2016 0840 PM

5 miles NNE of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            A few Palo Verde trees down and curb to curb
            flooding. Time estimated based on radar.
            Yuma Road and Watson Rd.





07/29/2016 0840 PM

5 miles NNE of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.


            A few Palo Verde trees down and curb to curb
            flooding. Time estimated based on radar.
            Yuma Road and Watson Rd.





07/29/2016 0921 PM

Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by public.


            Less than 1/4 mile visibility.





07/29/2016 0921 PM

Gila Bend, Maricopa County.

Dust storm, reported by public.


            Less than 1/4 mile visibility.





07/29/2016 0855 PM

6 miles WNW of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by AWOS.


            AWOS station 6 WNW Buckeye /bxk/.





07/29/2016 0855 PM

6 miles WNW of Buckeye, Maricopa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by AWOS.


            AWOS station 6 WNW Buckeye /bxk/.



Public Information Statement
Issued: 10:23 PM MDT Jul. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... NOAA Weather Radio transmitter offline in Phoenix...

Due to tonight's storms, the NOAA Weather Radio that services the
Phoenix area is offline. The exact cause of the outage is currently
unknown. NWS technicians have been notified. Due to on-going
thunderstorm and lightning activity, service will not be restored
until tomorrow morning.

Weather information may still be obtained from our website,
weather.Gov/Phoenix, and our facebook and twitter feeds.