Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1203 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAIN RANGE INCLUDING THE WEST FORK COMPLEX BURN SCAR...

.MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING...
ESPECIALLY ON AREA BURN SCARS.

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UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
1203 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
  ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OF PARTICULAR
  CONCERN WILL BE ANY HEAVY RAIN THAT FALLS ON THE WEST FORK
  COMPLEX BURN SCAR.

* RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
  SHOULD MONITOR RAINFALL AND BE PREPARED TO FIND HIGHER GROUND
  SHOULD FLASH FLOODING OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND BURN
  SCARS. DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND...DO
  NOT DROWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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