384  
WGUS85 KPSR 221232  
FLSPSR  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ  
532 AM MST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
AZC013-021-221300-  
/O.CON.KPSR.FA.W.0008.000000T0000Z-190222T1300Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
MARICOPA AZ-PINAL AZ-  
532 AM MST FRI FEB 22 2019  
 
...A FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN  
EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM MST FOR MARICOPA AND PINAL COUNTIES...  
 
AT 526 AM MST, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED AN  
AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO AND  
HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER THE PAST 24 HOURS. THE  
MOST SIGNIFICANT FLOODING HAS OCCURRED IN THE SAN TAN VALLEY NEAR  
QUEEN CREEK AND ALONG EASTERN PORTIONS OF STATE ROUTE 238 WHICH  
REMAINS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING AT STATE ROUTE 347.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MESA, CHANDLER, GILBERT, TEMPE, CASA GRANDE, APACHE JUNCTION, SUN  
LAKES, EAST MESA, MARICOPA, QUEEN CREEK, GRANITE REEF DAM, GOLD CAMP,  
FALCON FIELD AIRPORT, LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK AND USERY MOUNTAIN  
PARK.  
 
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...  
AZ INTERSTATE 10 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 160 AND 186.  
AZ INTERSTATE 8 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 137 AND 162.  
US HIGHWAY 60 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 177 AND 207.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO A HALF INCH ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3358 11163 3337 11132 3301 11171 3272 11210  
3272 11214 3268 11215 3268 11220 3263 11221  
3262 11244 3306 11234 3332 11197  
 

 
 
LJH  
 
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