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Arizona, Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 8:03 PM MDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on September 17, 2014

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southwestern Mohave County in northwest Arizona...

* until 800 am MST Wednesday/800 am PDT Wednesday/

* at 801 PM MST/801 PM PDT/ runoff from heavy rain upstream of the
Sacramento wash is expected to make its way into the Topock area and
flood the roadway where it crosses Route 66 north of Interstate 40.
The runoff is expected to begin to impact this area between midnight
and 8 am MST Wednesday morning.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected.
However... all interested parties should take necessary precautions

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.

Lat... Lon 3473 11450 3474 11452 3478 11447 3475 11428
      3476 11422 3473 11426 3473 11439 3472 11449

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:05 PM MDT on September 16, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on September 19, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through Thursday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Arizona... California and southern
Nevada... including the following areas... in northwest
Arizona... Lake havasu and Fort Mohave... Lake Mead National
Recreation Area and northwest deserts. In California... Cadiz
basin... eastern Mojave Desert... morongo basin and San
Bernardino County-upper Colorado River valley. In southern
Nevada... Lake Mead National Recreation Area... Las Vegas
Valley... northeast Clark County... Sheep Range... southern Clark
County and Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon.

* From Wednesday morning through Thursday evening

* Tropical Storm Odile will track east of the area over the next
48 hours. Tropical moisture from this storm has moved into
into the area and is increasing the threat of thunderstorm
activity and the potential for heavy rainfall. These
thunderstorms and the associated flash flood threat will be
isolated to scattered in nature. However... with many areas
still recovering from flood impacts the risk for additional
impacts is high.

* Burn scars... urban centers... and areas that have recently
experienced flooding should pay close attention to forecasts and

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation
and persons in and near the watch area should be alert to the
potential for heavy rainfall.

Record Report

Statement as of 9:50 AM PDT on September 16, 2014

... Record high temperature tied at Death Valley CA...

a record high temperature of 119 degrees was set at Death Valley CA
yesterday. This ties the old record of 119 set in 1971.

The above information is preliminary and is subject to a final
review and certification by the National climatic data center.

Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
California - Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement
Idaho - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Record Report
Kentucky - Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Record Report
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report

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