Weather Alert!!: Colorado River Tri-State: Flash Flood Watch!!

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Weather Alert!!: Colorado River Tri-State: Flash Flood Watch!!

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada has issued a Flash Flood Watch from Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 5:00pm PT until Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 11:00pm PT for portions of northwest Arizona, parts of southern Nevada, and eastern San Bernardino County, California.

According to the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada, moisture associated with Hurricane Dolores will push up the Gulf of California into the Mojave Desert region late Friday, July 17th, 2015 through Saturday, July 18th, 2015.

This will bring the potential for heavy rain producing thunderstorms and flash flooding to northwest Arizona, parts of southern Nevada and eastern San Bernardino County, California.

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northwest Arizona, parts of southern Nevada, and eastern San Bernardino County, California which includes communities in areas of Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Northwest plateau in northwest Arizona; Cadiz Basin and eastern Mojave Desert in eastern San Bernardino County, California; and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Las Vegas Valley, northeast Clark County, Sheep Range, southern Clark County and Spring Mountains-Red Rock Canyon in southern Nevada.

** More information regarding the Flash Flood Watch is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=CAZ527&warncounty=CAC071&firewxzone=CAZ229&local_place1=4%20Miles%20N%20Needles%20Airport%20CA&product1=Flash+Flood+Watch&lat=34.8398&lon=-114.6069#.VakY6vlViko

People living in or hanging out around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared and use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive.

Drivers in or around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared, use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive, and if roads, highways, or interstates get flooded, “Turn Around Don’t Drown”!!

In case of any Monsoon weather related problems, you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors should always be prepare for the storms by having an action plan in case you have to evacuate from you home or business and make sure you have an emergency survival kit with flashlights with fully charged batteries, bandages, antibiotic product, rubbing alcohol, medication, drinking water, canned foods and meals ready-to-eat, extra, clothes and shoes, working weather radio, and other emergency survival related items.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

More weather information and weather radars are on the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

Stay tuned to ZachNews as Monsoon Watch 2015 will begin early and will be in the storm’s path reporting on the storms as well as posting pictures and videos of the storms when they hit our community.

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