Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
643 PM MDT FRI JUL 21 2017

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Mesa CO-
643 PM MDT FRI JUL 21 2017

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR RAPID RISES REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 815 PM MDT FOR NORTHWESTERN MESA COUNTY...

At 640 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated light to moderate rain
continuing that will cause small stream flooding. Rapid rises will
result in minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of
rain has already fallen to the north and northeast of Fruita,
Colorado. Runoff from that rainfall will move southward toward the
Colorado River and result in sudden rises of normally dry creeks and
washes.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mainly rural areas west of Fruita.

This includes the following streams and drainages...Reed Wash...Dry
Gulch...East Branch Reed Wash...Little Salt Wash...Adobe Creek...
Layton Wash...Big Salt Wash and Lipan Wash.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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LAT...LON 3930 10857 3924 10862 3922 10868 3918 10874
      3916 10876 3918 10881 3933 10873

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JDC



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