Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
843 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Eastern Mountains and
Plains through 3 AM MDT Thursday...

.Deep monsoon moisture will result in widespread showers and
thunderstorms producing heavy rain over southern Colorado this
afternoon and evening. Flash flooding will be possible,
particularly over burn scars and urban areas.

Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Northwestern Fremont County  Above 8500Ft-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike`s Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
Including the cities of La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak,
Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Coaldale, Cotopaxi,
Hillside, Howard, Swissvale, Texas Creek, Silver Cliff,
Westcliffe, Rye, Woodland Park, Pikes Peak, Canon City, Penrose,
Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Peterson AFB, Pueblo, Walsenburg,
Trinidad, Ordway, Olney Springs, La Junta, Rocky Ford, Branson,
Kim, Eads, Sheridan Lake, Las Animas, Lamar, Springfield,
and Walsh
843 PM MDT Wed Jul 26 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Colorado, east central Colorado, and
  southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in central
  Colorado, Fremont County and Teller County and the Rampart
  Range. In east central Colorado, El Paso County. In southeast
  Colorado, Baca County, Bent County, Crowley County, Eastern
  Kiowa County, Eastern Las Animas County, Huerfano County,
  Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Otero County, Prowers
  County, Pueblo County, Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains,
  Western Kiowa County, Western Las Animas County, Wet Mountain
  Valley, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 3 AM MDT Thursday

* Deep monsoon moisture will result in showers and thunderstorms
  producing heavy rain.

* Burn scars, urban areas, small streams and locations with poor
  drainage may flood. Water may flow over or damage roads making
  them impassable. Normally dry streams, arroyos and low water
  crossings may flood.


A Flash Flood Watch means conditions are favorable for flash
flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

Flash Flooding is especially dangerous at night. Do not drive
through water of unknown depth. Your car may be swept away or the
road may be washed away beneath the water. Turn around, don`t



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