988  
WWUS85 KPSR 160016  
SPSPSR  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
516 PM MST SUN JUL 15 2018  
 
AZZ534-537-538-541-542-160100-  
AGUILA VALLEY AZ-CAVE CREEK/NEW RIVER AZ-TONOPAH DESERT AZ-  
NORTHWEST VALLEY AZ-DEER VALLEY AZ-  
516 PM MST SUN JUL 15 2018  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MARICOPA COUNTY UNTIL 600 PM  
MST...  
 
AT 516 PM MST, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG  
A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR YARNELL TO NEAR WAGONER. MOVEMENT WAS  
SOUTH AT 15 MPH.  
 
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
SURPRISE, WICKENBURG, WITTMANN, CIRCLE CITY, LAKE PLEASANT,  
MORRISTOWN, VISTANCIA AND ANTHEM.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
AZ INTERSTATE 17 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 227 AND 228.  
US HIGHWAY 60 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 98 AND 134.  
AZ ROUTE 74 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 26.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
IF ON OR NEAR LAKE PLEASANT, GET OUT OF THE WATER AND MOVE INDOORS  
OR INSIDE A VEHICLE. REMEMBER, LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 10 MILES  
FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM. IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE  
ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW! DO NOT  
BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER IN A THUNDERSTORM.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3389 11231 3389 11228 3391 11224 3396 11222  
3384 11213 3372 11234 3371 11271 3380 11299  
3400 11292 3400 11273  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0016Z 346DEG 13KT 3416 11274 3417 11248  
 

 
 
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