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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
350 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
350 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Thunderstorms will once again develop during the afternoon hours
today. Heavy rainfall will be the main threat with any
thunderstorm, along with a few wind gusts over 30 mph. Flash
flooding is possible with any slower moving thunderstorm,
especially near dry riverbeds or smaller streams.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Slightly drier air will work into the region by midweek,
however the threat for showers and thunderstorms in the high
country will continue.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight, however
spotters are encouraged to relay rainfall amounts or any observed
flooding to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction.

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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
435 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

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Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
Including the cities of Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker,
Rio Blanco, Columbine, Hahns Peak, Toponas, Steamboat Springs,
Grand Junction, Fruita, Palisade, Collbran, De Beque, New Castle,
Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Montrose, Hotchkiss,
Delta, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, Trappers Lake,
Gunnison, Cimarron, Ridgway, Glade Park, Telluride, Ouray,
Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, Gateway, Nucla, Cortez,
Dove Creek, Mancos, Durango, Bayfield, Ignacio, Pagosa Springs,
Blanding, Manila, Dutch John, Vernal, Ballard, Moab,
Castle Valley, Monticello, Canyonlands National Park,
Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon
435 AM MDT Tue Jul 25 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas, in
  Colorado, Animas River Basin, Central Colorado River Basin,
  Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin, Central Yampa
  River Basin, Debeque to Silt Corridor, Elkhead and Park
  Mountains, Flat Tops, Four Corners/Upper Dolores River, Gore and
  Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys, Grand Valley, Grand and
  Battlement Mesas, Lower Yampa River Basin, Northwest San Juan
  Mountains, Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River, Roan and Tavaputs
  Plateaus, San Juan River Basin, Southwest San Juan Mountains,
  Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide, Upper Gunnison River
  Valley, Upper Yampa River Basin, and West Elk and Sawatch
  Mountains. In Utah, Arches/Grand Flat, Canyonlands/Natural
  Bridges, Eastern Uinta Basin, Eastern Uinta Mountains, La Sal
  and Abajo Mountains, Southeast Utah, and Tavaputs Plateau.

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
  over the watch area today. The threat for flash flooding will
  linger through the evening hours.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
  over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
  canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
  arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
  quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
  miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
  roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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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