Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
145 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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LA PLATA CO-MONTEZUMA CO-
145 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM MDT
FOR CENTRAL LA PLATA AND EAST CENTRAL MONTEZUMA COUNTIES...

AT 141 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
JUNCTION CREEK...LA PLATA RIVER...BUCK CREEK...CHERRY CREEK...
DEADWOOD CREEK... ROARING FORKS CREEK...EAST MANCOS RIVER...LITTLE
BEAR CREEK...FALLS CREEK...TIRBIRCIO CREEK...WEST MANCOS RIVER...
SOUTH FORK HERMOSA CREEK...BOREN CREEK...ANIMAS RIVER...LIGHTNER
CREEK...MIDDLE MANCOS RIVER...SILVER CREEK...HAY GULCH...BEAR
CREEK...CASTLE CREEK...CLEAR CREEK...BASIN CREEK...HERMOSA CREEK...
COTTONWOOD CREEK...NO BUCK CREEK...LONG HOLLOW...LEWIS CREEK...
STARVATION CREEK...GRINDSTONE CREEK AND SOUTH FORK LIGHTNER CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3744 10785 3732 10787 3723 10800 3736 10820
      3754 10808

$$

NL



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