Flash flood dangers delay Marana schools by two hours – KGUN

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – We’re monitoring The latest Monsoon exercise in Southern Arizona Tuesday.FORE…….

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TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – We’re monitoring The latest Monsoon exercise in Southern Arizona Tuesday.

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12:36 p.m.

Pima County confirmed these road closures:

  • Overton Road from La Cholla Boulevard to Verch Method
  • Camino de la Tierra from Valencia Road to Bilby Road
  • Snyder Road east of Scenic Mountain Drive at Ventana Wash
  • Mission Road north of Duval Mine Road
  • Mission Road north and south of milepost 1
  • Wentworth Rd north of Speedway Boulevard
  • Wentworth Rd south of Cape Horn Drive

11:48 a.m.

The Nationwide Climate Service issued an Metropolis Small Stream Flood Advisory for western Cochise County, northeastern Pima County and southeastern Pinal County till 1 p.m.

Spaces embraced are Tucson, Catalina, Oro Valley, Marana, Oracle, Tanque Verde, Saddlebrooke, San Manuel, Tortolita, Mount Lemmon/Summerhaven, Sabino Canyon Recreation Space, Catalina Foothills, Saguaro Nationwide Park East, Catalina State Park, Campo Bonito, Seven Falls, Biosphere 2 and Oracle Junction.

11:36 a.m.

Tucson Hearth crews rescued two people from the Flowing Wells Wash shut to Prince and Romero. Nobody was injured.

11:48 a

11:35 a.m.

Pima County says these roads are shutd:

  • Overton Road from La Cholla Boulevard to Verch Method
  • Camino de la Tierra from Valencia Road to Bilby Road
  • Snyder Road east of Scenic Mountain Drive at Ventana Wash
  • Mission Road north of Duval Mine Road
  • Mission Road north and south of milepost 1

10:13 a.m.

Tucson Hearth crews responded To school Metropolis Church, 604 N. Sixth Ave., which was struck by lightning simply earlier than 10 a.m. The division said there was no fire hazard.

Pima County Sheriff’s deputies say They’re working a quantity of hiker rescues in flooded areas.

9:18 a.m.

Golder Ranch Hearth carried out a swiftwater rescue shut to Overton and La Cholla, pulling three people to protectedty:

Overton Road is shutd from La Cholla Boulevard to Verch Method.

9:12 a.m.

The Nationwide Climate Service prolonged its Flash Flood Warning till 11 a.m.

The warning embraces northwester Cochise, southwester Graham and northeastern Pima Counties.

An inch of rain fell Inside the Tanque Verde Wash area in Half-hour.

Spaces weak to flash flooding embrace Tanque Verde, Saguaro Nationwide Park East, Redington And seven Falls.

6:40 a.m.

The Nationwide Climate Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for northeastern Pima County, collectively with Catalina and Oro Valley.

As many as two inches of rain have fallen Inside the areas. The warning lasts till 9:30 a.m.

6:35 a.m.

Marana Unified School District schools have been delayed by two hours As a Outcome of of flash flooding and working washes.

The district launched this information To people:

MUSD Households,

Due to extreme flooding and working washes, all Marana district schools are delayed by two hours this morning. Furthermore, all bus routes are delayed by two hours As a Outcome of of flooding on pretty A pair of transportation routes. All LEAP earlier than school packages stay open and on schedule. Breakfast Will not be served, however, We’ll plan to serve lunch at usually scheduled events.

We will proceed To current updates if weather persists or information modifications.

Thanks,

MUSD Administration

A district spokeswoman said school would launch On The regular time.

6:11 a.m.

The Nationwide Climate Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for northwesern Pima County. The warning lasts till 8:15 a.m.

Between 1.5 And a couple of inches of rain have fallen.

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