Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
423 AM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE AGAIN TODAY...

.A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE REMAINS IN PLACE ACROSS SOUTHERN COLORADO
TODAY. STORMS THAT DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN
LEADING TO THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND IMMEDIATE ADJACENT PLAINS.

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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES 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 AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
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-
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...GREENHORN MTN...
WOODLAND PARK...PIKES PEAK...CANON CITY...PENROSE...
BLACK FOREST...AIR FORCE ACADEMY...COLORADO SPRINGS...PUEBLO...
WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD...ORDWAY...OLNEY SPRINGS...LA JUNTA...
ROCKY FORD...BRANSON...KIM
423 AM MDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
  SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...EL PASO COUNTY
  AND TELLER COUNTY AND THE RAMPART RANGE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  COLORADO...FREMONT COUNTY...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN
  VALLEY AND WET MOUNTAINS. IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...CROWLEY
  COUNTY...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...HUERFANO COUNTY...OTERO
  COUNTY...PUEBLO COUNTY AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL POSSIBLE
  ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. STORMS WILL BE SLOW
  MOVING...AND COULD PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 1 AND 2 PER
  HOUR. THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN...COMBINED WITH SATURATED SOILS FROM
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE AREA SATURDAY...WILL BRING AN INCREASED
  POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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