Hurricane Rosa remnants may bring thunderstorms to Mohave County

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The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for southeastern California, Nevada and northwest Arizona starting Monday afternoon through Tuesday night.

It is expected to make landfall on the western coast of Mexico late Monday or early Tuesday.

"It could be a tropical depression or tropical storm at that point, but regardless it's going to be a significant increase", says Hopper.

Forecasters expected the storm to drop between 3 inches to 6 inches in Baja California and northwestern Sonora with isolated totals up to 10 inches.

How much rainfall will Rosa bring to Desert Southwest? .

Heavy rainfall is expected across the Baja peninsula as well as the southwestern United States, with the potential for life-threatening desert flash flooding and mountain landslides, the hurricane center said. Pacific Time, and was expected to reach Baja California on Monday as a tropical storm, as additional weakening was in the forecast over the next few days, the Miami-based center said.

The region bracing for Rosa's rain was already soaked by remnants of Hurricane Bud in June.

Rosa still had maximum sustained winds of 85 mph (140 kph) early Sunday and it was centered about 355 miles (570 kilometers) southwest of Punta Eugenia in Mexico.

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Kirk caused power outages and heavy flooding across the eastern Caribbean and forced flight cancellations, officials said Friday.

The rain forecast extends to Wednesday, but the confidence is low.

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