Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
623 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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MONTEZUMA CO-
623 PM MDT TUE AUG 23 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MONTEZUMA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO...

* UNTIL 915 PM MDT

* AT 621 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED
  THAT HEAVY RAIN WAS FALLING OVER THE AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN HAS
  CAUSED FLOODING OVER PORTIONS OF COUNTY ROADS F AND G NEAR HIGHWAY
  160 SOUTH OF CORTEZ. THE AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGE AT CORTEZ MUNICIPAL
  AIRPORT INDICATED 1.67 INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN
  MONTEZUMA COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3731 10857 3726 10860 3728 10870 3733 10868

$$

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