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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
404 AM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021

Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-Leadville
Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-Eastern Sawatch Mountains
Above 11000 Feet-Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-Western Mosquito Range/East
Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-Saguache County East of Continental
Divide Below 10000 Feet-La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-Upper
Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Feet-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-Northern Sangre de
Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-Northern Sangre de
Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-Southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-Southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains Above 11000 Feet-Northwestern Fremont County Above
8500 Feet-Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-Wet
Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-Wet Mountains between 6300 and
10000 Feet-Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper
Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Including the cities of Texas Creek, Leadville, Rye, Wolf Creek
Pass, Walsenburg, Swissvale, Blanca Peak, Bonanza, Granite,
Coaldale, Cumbres Pass, Hillside, Buena Vista, Cuchara, Howard, La
Veta Pass, Silver Cliff, Alpine, St Elmo, Cotopaxi, Stonewall,
Westcliffe, North Pass, Salida, South Fork, Climax, Creede, Weston,
Poncha Pass, and Spanish Peaks
404 AM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Flash Flood Watch for the central mountains, central and western
  Fremont County, the Sangre De Cristo and Wet Mountains, the Wet
  Mountain Valley, Huerfano county, the eastern San Juan and La
  Garita Mountains.

* From Noon MDT today through this evening.

* The Monsoon plume will push eastward and bring another day of slow
  moving, heavy rain producing thunderstorms to the area. Flash
  flooding will be possible, especially considering the already
  saturated soil conditions.  Burn scars will be especially

* Mud flows and rock slides will be possible in and near burn scars
  and steep terrain. Creeks, streams and normally dry washes may
  experience rapid flooding with damage to roads possible in and
  near these drainage ways.


You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.




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