Flash Flooding in the Desert Southwest
The monsoon season is in full gear in the Desert Southwest. Slow-moving, nearly stationary pockets of thunderstorms developed over western Arizona, southeast California and southern Nevada on Friday, July 13. This led to periods of serious and dangerous flash flooding in the desert..
- — Jim Cantore (@JimCantore)Fri, Jul 13 2012 18:47:26Merging boundaries underway in Yuma, AZ. This is a dangerous situation for a town that gets a little more 3" of rain on average PER YEAR!
- — Jim Cantore (@JimCantore)Fri, Jul 13 2012 18:40:005 N Lake Havasu City, AZ reports of swift water rescues in progress n Lake Havasu City. Cars & motorcycles swept away by swift moving water
- — Jessica Nolte (@Wx_Jess)Fri, Jul 13 2012 19:56:54@JimCantore Latest SPECI - 0.67" & it's still going (like we thought!). Looks like another rainfall rec (2nd day in a row for Yuma).
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