TUCSON, Ariz. — 1:51 p.m.
A flash flood watch is now in effect for most of the area surrounding the Bighorn Fire scar, including most of eastern Pima and Pinal Counties. The watch begins Thursday morning at 7 a.m. and ends on Friday night at midnight.
A Flash Flood Watch has been posted for the Bighorn burn scar area and surrounding communities including Tucson, Oro Valley, Marana, Vail, Oracle, Mammoth & Green Valley. This Flood Watch is in effect from ThursdayAM through Friday PM... pic.twitter.com/Svrf8AqyrE— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 22, 2020
Thunderstorms are developing across SE AZ. A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 4 PM for the Santa Catalina Mountains. Most storms will move slowly north and could produce heavy rain and strong outflow wind. Localized flooding and ponding of water on roads is possible... pic.twitter.com/ABrYhle2JA— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 22, 2020
The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning in Southern Arizona Wednesday.
Aviso de Inundacion Repentina incluye Saddlebrooke AZ hasta las 4:00 PM MST pic.twitter.com/WlFQEhNT2p— NWS Tucson (@NWSTucson) July 22, 2020
The area includes northeastern Pima County, including SaddleBrooke.
Thunderstorms are developing across SE AZ and heavy rain is falling over the Bighorn fire burn area. A Flash Flood Warning has been posted for the northern slopes of the Catlinas until 4 PM. Debris from the burn area is expected to flow into local washes this afternoon... pic.twitter.com/6jnr1RHjZl— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) July 22, 2020
The warning lasts until 4 p.m.
Doppler radar showed thunderstorms producing heavy rain across thee area. As much as an inch of rain has fallen.
Rainfall over the Bighorn Fire burn scar will result in debris -- including rock, mud, vegetation and other materials -- flow moving through the CDO Wash.