Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
402 PM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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MONTEZUMA CO-
402 PM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...THE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
530 PM MDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN MONTEZUMA COUNTY...

AT 357 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THE HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
AREA HAD ENDED. HOWEVER LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WERE CONTINUING. THIS
ADDITIONAL LIGHT RAINFALL COMBINED WITH RUNOFF FROM EARLIER HEAVY
RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE
ADVISORY AREA.

THIS FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN
MONTEZUMA COUNTY...THIS INCLUDES ALONG THE MANCOS RIVER TO THE
COLORADO NEW MEXICO BORDER...AND SOUTH OF MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...GRASS CANYON...
NAVAJO CANYON...NAVAJO WASH...COWBOY WASH...AZTEC WASH...CHIMNEY ROCK
DRAW...MANCOS RIVER AND UTE CANYON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. MUD
AND DEBRIS ON ROADS MAY MAKE THEM IMPASSABLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3710 10855 3700 10848 3700 10897 3707 10895

$$

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