Active AlertsPhoenix, AZ

Flood Warning
Issued at Thu 7:03 AM May. 25
Issued by: National Weather Service
Recommended Action

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


* WHAT...Flooding caused by upstream dam release continues.

* WHERE...A portion of south central Arizona, including the
following county, Maricopa.

* WHEN...Until 500 PM MST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...Lowland flooding and inundation of unbridged crossings
will occur along the Gila River downstream of Painted Rock Dam.

- At 703 AM MST, water releases from Painted Rock Dam continue
to remain steady. These releases will continue to make
unbridged river crossings impassable and may inundate some
farm fields between the dam and Agua Caliente near the
Maricopa and Yuma County line.
- Roads impacted include: Poco Dinero Road, Rocky Point Road,
and South Oatman Road.
- Some locations adjacent to the Gila River that will
experience flooding include...
mainly rural areas of Maricopa County downstream of Painted
Rock Dam.