Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
240 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAIN RANGE INCLUDING THE WEST FORK COMPLEX BURN SCAR...

.MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH AN
UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING...
ESPECIALLY ON AREA BURN SCARS.

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WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...
INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...
NORTH PASS...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...
STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS
240 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND
  SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN CENTRAL ...
  COLORADO...EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE AND MOSQUITO RANGE. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL COLORADO...LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE
  CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
  ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FLASH FLOODING WILL
  BE POSSIBLE FOR AREA STREAMS...AND MUD AND ROCK SLIDES WILL BE
  POSSIBLE FOR THE STEEPER TERRAIN.

* RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD MONITOR RAINFALL
  AND BE PREPARED TO FIND HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLASH FLOODING
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND BURN SCARS. DO NOT DRIVE
  THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

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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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
240 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
  ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OF PARTICULAR
  CONCERN WILL BE ANY HEAVY RAIN THAT FALLS ON THE WEST FORK
  COMPLEX BURN SCAR. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR AREA
  STREAMS...AND MUD AND ROCK SLIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THE
  STEEPER TERRAIN.

* RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD MONITOR RAINFALL
  AND BE PREPARED TO FIND HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLASH FLOODING
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND BURN SCARS. DO NOT DRIVE
  THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

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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