Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
914 PM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

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MONTEZUMA CO-SAN JUAN UT-
914 PM MDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION  HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN MONTEZUMA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO...
  SOUTHEASTERN SAN JUAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN UTAH...

* UNTIL 1115 PM MDT

* AT 912 PM MDT...SATELLITE ESTIMATES INDICATE HEAVY RAIN FROM
  THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THAT WILL CAUSE ARROYO
  AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN
  MONTEZUMA AND SOUTHEASTERN SAN JUAN COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

REMAIN ALERT FOR FLOODING EVEN IN LOCATIONS NOT RECEIVING RAIN.
ARROYOS...STREAMS...AND RIVERS CAN BECOME RAGING KILLER CURRENTS IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES...EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.

SLOT CANYONS CAN QUICKLY FILL WITH RAGING WALL OF WATER IN A MATTER
OF MOMENTS...EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 10918 3716 10917 3716 10895 3700 10892

$$

TGR


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