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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
316 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST
COLORADO IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
EVENING...

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UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-SOUTHEAST UTAH-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
316 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO AND
  SOUTHEAST UTAH...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  COLORADO...FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER...PARADOX
  VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER AND UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS
  DIVIDE. IN UTAH...ARCHES/GRAND FLAT...CANYONLANDS/NATURAL
  BRIDGES...LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE FRIDAY EVENING...AS A RESULT OF
  ABUNDANT SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE AND A UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE.
  SOME STORMS COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL.

* NORMALLY DRY WASHES...SMALL STREAMS...SLOT CANYONS...ARROYOS...
  AND BURN SCARS WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING. SOME
  LOCATIONS IN SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO HAVE ALREADY
  RECEIVED SIGNIFICANT RAIN DURING THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS AND ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD RUN OFF RAPIDLY.

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.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SALT LAKE CITY UT
247 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR SOUTHEASTERN UTAH FRIDAY...

.MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER SOUTHEASTERN
UTAH OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. COINCIDENT WITH THIS DEEP MOISTURE A
DISTURBANCE MOVING INTO SOUTHEASTERN UTAH WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL
SUPPORT FOR SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON
FRIDAY...WITH THE STRONGER CELLS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA.

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SAN RAFAEL SWELL-SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH-
GLEN CANYON RECREATION AREA/LAKE POWELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GREEN RIVER...HANKSVILLE...KANAB...
ESCALANTE...BULLFROG
247 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SALT LAKE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL UTAH AND SOUTHERN
  UTAH...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL UTAH...SAN
  RAFAEL SWELL. IN SOUTHERN UTAH...GLEN CANYON RECREATION
  AREA/LAKE POWELL AND SOUTH CENTRAL UTAH.

* FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AIDED BY INCREASED DEEP LAYER MOISTURE AND
  PASSAGE OF A WEAK DISTURBANCE ALOFT. THUNDERSTORMS ON FRIDAY
  WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. THE
  POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING
  BEFORE DISSIPATING.

* NORMALLY DRY WASHES...SMALL STREAMS...SLOT CANYONS...AND AREA
  STREAMS IN STEEP TERRAIN WILL BE MOST PRONE TO FLOODING.
  ADDITIONALLY TRAVEL WILL BECOME DIFFICULT ON BACKCOUNTRY
  ROADWAYS DUE TO THE HEIGHTENED POTENTIAL OF MUDDY CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/SALTLAKECITY (ALL LOWER CASE)

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
213 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTES PARK...GLENDEVEY...NEDERLAND...
RED FEATHER LAKES...BAILEY...CENTRAL CITY...EVERGREEN...
GEORGETOWN...IDAHO SPRINGS...WESTCREEK...FORT COLLINS...
HEREFORD...LOVELAND...NUNN...ARVADA...BOULDER...GOLDEN...
LAKEWOOD...LONGMONT...AURORA...BRIGHTON...CITY OF DENVER...
DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...HIGHLANDS RANCH...LITTLETON...
PARKER...CASTLE ROCK...ELBERT...FONDIS...KIOWA...LARKSPUR...
BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...RAYMER...STONEHAM...EATON...
FORT LUPTON...GREELEY...ROGGEN...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...
WIGGINS...BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...
LIMON...MATHESON...FORDER...KARVAL...KUTCH...PUNKIN CENTER...
CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...LAST CHANCE...
OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
213 PM MDT THU JUN 30 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE NORTHEAST PLAINS AND FRONT RANGE
  FOOTHILLS IN COLORADO INCLUDING THE DENVER METRO AREA

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY THIS EVENING AND SHIFT
  SLOWLY EASTWARD OVERNIGHT. THE AIR IS VERY MOIST AND SOME OF THE
  STORMS COULD BE STATIONARY FOR A FEW HOURS RESULTING IN SEVERAL
  INCHES OF RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING. THE RISK OF STATIONARY STORMS
  AND FLASH FLOODING IS HIGHEST SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CASTLE ROCK
  TO AKRON...BUT THERE IS STILL A LOWER THREAT OF FLOODING FROM
  SLOW MOVING STORMS ACROSS DENVER AND IN AREAS FURTHER NORTH.
  RAINFALL OF 2 INCHES IN AN HOUR IS LIKELY IN SOME OF THE
  STORMS...AND UP TO 4 INCHES IN 2 TO 3 HOURS IS POSSIBLE IF A
  STORM BECOMES STATIONARY.

* FLASH FLOODING MAY CAUSE RAPID RISES IN RIVERS AND STREAMS...
  AND FLOODING IN NORMALLY DRY CREEKS AND LOW LYING AREAS. HEAVY
  RAIN MAY OVERWHELM DRAINAGE SYSTEMS CAUSING OVERTOPPING OF ROADS
  AT CREEK CROSSINGS AND FLOODING OF CITY STREETS. RURAL ROADS MAY
  WASH OUT...AND ROCK AND MUD SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE IN MOUNTAIN
  AREAS.

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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