Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
908 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER MANY HIGHER TERRAIN
LOCATIONS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO...INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO 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-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN 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...SOUTH FORK...CREEDE...CUMBRES PASS...
WOLF CREEK PASS...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...BLANCA PEAK...
CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS
908 PM MDT SUN AUG 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN CENTRAL COLORADO...THE EASTERN
  SAWATCH RANGE AND MOSQUITO RANGE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
  THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...THE
  SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY.

* UNTIL 3 AM MDT MONDAY

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
  ARE ANTICIPATED INTO TONIGHT. 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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