Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
203 PM MDT FRI AUG 15 2014

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GARFIELD CO-MESA CO-
203 PM MDT FRI AUG 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION  HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GARFIELD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...
  NORTHEASTERN MESA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...

* UNTIL 500 PM MDT

* AT 159 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. UP TO AN INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
  GARFIELD AND NORTHEASTERN MESA COUNTIES.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...LOGAN WASH...
CLEAR CREEK...CONN CREEK...BRUSH CREEK...COLORADO RIVER...KIMBALL
CREEK...NORTH DRY FORK...DRY FORK ROAN CREEK...CARR CREEK AND ROAN
CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3954 10834 3938 10820 3933 10830 3952 10845

$$

JAD



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