Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
412 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
412 AM MDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE WEST SALT CREEK LANDSLIDE IN NORTH
CENTRAL MESA COUNTY REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* THE WEST SALT CREEK LANDSLIDE IN NORTH CENTRAL MESA COUNTY.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* LOCAL OBSERVATIONS AT THE SAG POND IN THE LANDSLIDE CONTINUE TO
  SHOW WATER LEVELS SLOWLY DECREASING. IN ADDITION...EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL REPORTED WATER FLOWING OUT OF THE SAG POND
  AND THOUGH A NEWLY FORMED CHANNEL ON THE LANDSLIDE. THIS FLASH
  FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED AT THE REQUEST OF EMERGENCY
  MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS TO ACCOUNT FOR THE POSSIBILITY OF FLASH
  FLOODING.

* THE NEAREST DOWNSTREAM TOWN IS COLLBRAN. PEOPLE IN LOW LYING
  AREAS BELOW THE WEST SALT CREEK LANDSLIDE SHOULD STAY ALERT TO
  CHANGING CONDITIONS. EVACUATIONS MAY BE NECESSARY IF CONDITIONS
  DETERIORATE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS...WITH STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES...
ARE MONITORING THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE PUBLIC STATEMENTS AS
CONDITIONS WARRANT. PLAN NOW SO YOU WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO IN AN
EMERGENCY. KEEP INFORMED BY LISTENING TO LOCAL RADIO AND
TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. FOLLOW THE ADVICE
OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.

$$



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