Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
822 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND
SUNDAY...

.WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER ARIZONA WILL TRACK
ACROSS THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY.
RAINFALL HAS THE POTENTIAL TO BECOME CONTINUOUS AND HEAVY AT
TIMES. THIS MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING OVER PARTS OF THE EASTERN
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...PARTICULARLY IN AND AROUND THE WEST FORK
COMPLEX BURN SCARS IN MINERAL COUNTY.

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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
822 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE WEST FORK COMPLEX BURN SCARS IN
  MINERAL COUNTY.

* THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD AND HEAVY THUNDERSHOWERS OVER ARIZONA WILL TRACK
  ACROSS THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...INCLUDING THE WEST FORK
  COMPLEX BURN SCAR AREA...OVERNIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

* INTENSE AND RAPID RUNOFF RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
  POSSIBLE. FAST FLOWING WATER OVER ROADS AND SUDDEN RISES IN
  WATER LEVELS...MAY CREATE POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING
  SITUATIONS. DIFFICULTY IN SPOTTING FLASH FLOODS AT NIGHT WILL
  FURTHER RAISE THE LEVEL OF DANGER.

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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