flood adveTHE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM MST/700 AM PDT/ FOR SOUTHWESTERN MOHAVE COUNTY.* AT 503 AM MST/503 AM PDT/.RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN UPSTREAM OF THE SACRAMENTO WASH IS EXPECTED TO MAKE ITS WAY INTO THE TOPOCK  AREA & FLOOD THE ROADWAY WHERE IT CROSSES AZ ROUTE 95  RESULTING IN FLOODING ON THE ROAD. A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW & FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER.ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.  MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE  USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE.TURN AROUND.DONT DROWN. 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.



 

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