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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
618 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

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SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...DURANGO...
BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY
618 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
  SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN. IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...ANIMAS RIVER
  BASIN AND SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL 9 AM MDT THIS MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAIN SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
  EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE DAY.
  LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE FROM THE MANCOS RIDGE
  EASTWARD THROUGH LA PLATA...ARCHULETA...SAN JUAN...AND HINSDALE
  COUNTIES.

* PORTIONS OF LA PLATA COUNTY INCLUDING DURANGO HAVE SATURATED
  SOILS FROM RECENT HEAVY RAIN. ANY SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL TONIGHT
  MAY PRODUCE RUNOFF PROBLEMS OR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS FROM THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD
WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

CJC

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