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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
541 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE
NORTHEAST PLAINS OF COLORADO...

.THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO THE
EARLY EVENING HOURS ACROSS THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO. THE
STORMS MAY PRODUCE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 45 MINUTES.
WITH THE GROUND ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL ANY
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING IN SOME AREAS.

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NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-
PHILLIPS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRIGGSDALE...GROVER...PAWNEE BUTTES...
RAYMER...STONEHAM...BRUSH...FORT MORGAN...GOODRICH...WIGGINS...
BENNETT...BYERS...DEER TRAIL...LEADER...AGATE...HUGO...LIMON...
MATHESON...CROOK...MERINO...STERLING...PEETZ...AKRON...COPE...
LAST CHANCE...OTIS...JULESBURG...OVID...SEDGWICK...AMHERST...
HAXTUN...HOLYOKE
541 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL COLORADO AND
  NORTHEAST COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW
  6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN COUNTY. IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...
  CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES...LOGAN COUNTY...
  MORGAN COUNTY...NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY...PHILLIPS COUNTY...
  SEDGWICK COUNTY AND WASHINGTON COUNTY.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN LESS
  THAN 45 MINUTES.

* THE GROUND OVER THE PLAINS OF NORTHEAST COLORADO IS SATURATED
  DUE TO PREVIOUS RAINFALL. ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
  CAUSE FLASH FLOODING IN SOME 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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