Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
336 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

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MOFFAT CO-UINTAH UT-
336 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION  HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL MOFFAT COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN COLORADO...
  NORTHEASTERN UINTAH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN UTAH...

* UNTIL 630 PM MDT

* AT 334 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA...INCLUDING DINOSAUR NATIONAL MONUMENT. UP TO ONE
  INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF WEST CENTRAL
  MOFFAT AND NORTHEASTERN UINTAH COUNTIES AND OVER DINOSAUR NATIONAL
  MONUMENT JUST WEST OF THE COLORADO STATE LINE. SMALLER CREEKS AND
  STREAMS FEEDING THE GREEN AND YAMPA RIVERS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  FLOODING.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...GARDEN CREEK...
...COTTONWOOD CREEK...JONES HOLE CREEK AND SOUTH FORK CUB CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS
IMMINENT. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4058 10901 4046 10896 4040 10922 4053 10924

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JDC


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