Tornado Warning Now Cancelled For Fairfield County: UPDATE


MILLIONS OF PEOPLE IN THE
SOUTHWEST UNITED STATES ARE BRACING FOR HEAVY RAIN
AND FLASH FLOODING AS ROSA MOVES NORTH.>>IT’S ALL
DUMPING INTO THE GILA RIVER AND IT’S, IT’S
MOVING.>>THE STORM HAS ALREADY DUMPED LARGE
AMOUNTS OF RAIN IN ARIZONA. ACCUWEATHER STORM
CHASER REED TIMMER IS IN GILA BEND WHERE RESIDENTS
ARE SEEING WATERS RISE TO DANGEROUS LEVELS.>>THIS
IS NORMALLY A DRY WASH HERE AND IT IS RIPPING
RIGHT NOW OVER 900 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND. IT’S EVEN
NEARING THE LEVEL OF THE BRIDGE.>>FLASH FLOODS
CAN TURN OTHERWISE CALM, DRY WASHES, BURN SCARS
IN URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE DEADLY IN JUST
MINUTES.>>THIS IS VERY HIGH. HAVEN’T SEEN IT THIS
HIGH IN A LONG TIME.>> FLOOD WATCHES ARE IN
EFFECT ACROSS SEVERAL STATES, INCLUDING THE
CITIES OF PHOENIX, LAS VEGAS, FLAGSTAFF AND SALT
LAKE CITY. CREWS FROM THE UTAH DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION ARE PLACING 4,000 FEET OF CONCRETE
BARRIERS IN SALT LAKE CITY NEIGHBORHOODS TO HELP STOP
POTENTIAL FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOW.>>IF YOU DO
SEE FLOW LIKE THIS BE SURE TO TURN AROUND AND DON’T
DROWN.>>FOR ACCUWEATHER, I’M MONICA BIELANKO.

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