Flash flood watch in effect for parts of Arizona

Posted at 6:56 AM, Sep 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 09:56:47-04

Parts of Arizona could get drenched by rainfall in the next two days.

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The National Weather Service in Phoenix has issued a flash flood watch for all of southern Arizona as well as central parts of the state during the daytime hours on Monday and into Tuesday.

Forecasters say between 1 and 2 inches of rainfall is anticipated with a few localized spots getting anywhere from 3 to 4 inches.

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Meteorologist Hector Vasquez tells the Arizona Republic that there is also a possibility of winds as high as 40 mph.

The wet weather will likely stir up flooding of roadways and washes in some places.

Drivers could face difficult conditions.