Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1133 PM MDT MON SEP 8 2014

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
THROUGH TUESDAY...

.MOISTURE WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD INTO THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES TOWARDS THE FOUR
CORNERS REGION OVERNIGHT. UPSLOPE FLOW WILL TRIGGER SCATTERED TO
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE DAY
TUESDAY...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. IF HEAVY
RAINFALL OCCURS ON THE WEST FORK BURN SCAR...THEN FLASH FLOODING
WILL BE POSSIBLE RESULTING IN MUD AND ASH FLOWS.

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UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS
1133 PM MDT MON SEP 8 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY.

* THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE NUMEROUS OVERNIGHT AS
  MOISTURE AND A TROPICAL DISTURBANCE LIFT NORTHWARD TOWARD THE
  REGION. THIS WILL LEAD TO A GREATER THREAT FOR LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL WHICH COULD RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING IN AND NEAR THE
  WEST FORK BURN SCAR. THIS THREAT WILL MAXIMIZE DURING THE
  OVERNIGHT HOURS AND CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY.

* FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY IN AND NEAR THE
  WEST FORK BURN SCAR WITH MUD AND ASH FLOWS POSSIBLE. ROCK
  SLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AND NEAR THE
  STEEPER TERRAIN.

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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