Flash flooding occurring across the Valley

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Flash flood warnings are in place for a few areas across the Valley. Flash flood watch in effect until 8 PM Saturday.

Several areas across the Valley are experiencing flash flooding this Saturday afternoon. This comes after a long, soaking week of continuous showers and storms.

Throughout the afternoon, certain areas have received between 1-4″ of rain in a short amount of time causing the already saturated grounds to overflow.

Most impacted areas are small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, and low-lying and poor drainage areas.

A flash flood watch is in effect for all Valley counties until 8 PM Saturday evening. Flash flood warnings have already been issued. Click on the “Weather” tab above to check for the latest information.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROADWAY:

 • Do NOT attempt to drive through a flooded area or closed off road

 • Turn around, don’t drown!

 • Find a different route or follow the detours

WHAT TO DO IF THE FLOOD WATERS ARE RISING:

 • Seek higher ground immediately (ex: upstairs, roof)

 • Call 911 for help

 • Wait out until help arrives or the storm has passed and water has receded

 • Do NOT walk through flood waters especially if you do not have an updated tetanus shot within the last 5 years

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