Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through 5:00 PM Nov. 29

By National Weather Service

A portion of south central Arizona, including the following areas:

Aguila Valley, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon, Buckeye/Avondale, Cave Creek/New River, Central Phoenix, Deer  Valley, Dripping Springs, Fountain Hills/East Mesa, Gila Bend,   Globe/Miami, New River Mesa, North Phoenix/Glendale, Northwest Pinal County, Rio Verde/Salt River, San Carlos,  Scottsdale/Paradise Valley, Sonoran Desert National Monument, South Mountain/Ahwatukee, Southeast Valley/Queen Creek, Superior, The East Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area, The Northwest Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area, Tonopah Desert,  Tonto Basin, and West Pinal County.

Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms will produce moderate to heavy rainfall. Flash flooding will be possible,  especially in areas that recently received significant rainfall.

Flooding of washes and creeks will be possible. Low-water crossings may become impassable in vulnerable locations, especially in rural areas.

A Flash Flood Watch means that flooding of washes, creeks and other drainage areas is possible within the watch area. If you are in the watch area, you should watch the weather and be prepared to take immediate action should heavy rain and flooding.