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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1057 PM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021

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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 West of Continental
Divide Below 10000 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, Sargents, Salida, South Fork, Climax,
Creede, Weston, Poncha Pass, and Spanish Peaks
1057 PM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Colorado, south central
  Colorado and southeast Colorado, including the following areas,
  Eastern Fremont County,the San Luis Valley, Pikes Peak, Teller
  County and the Rampart Range and Western Las Animas County Below
  7500 Feet.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* A weather disturbance moving through the monsoon plume will
  trigger more widespread showers and thunderstorms across the
  region capable of producing very heavy rainfall on Tuesday.  With
  the ground already saturated from recent rainfall, this will lead
  to a significant chance for flash flooding, especially for areas
  with saturated soils and in and near steeper terrain.

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Colorado, south central
  Colorado and southeast Colorado, including the following areas,
  Eastern Fremont County,the San Luis Valley, Pikes Peak, Teller
  County and the Rampart Range and Western Las Animas County Below
  7500 Feet has been cancelled.

The Flash Flood Watch is cancelled this evening. Flooding is no
longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed remaining
road closures.

$$



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