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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
400 AM MDT Mon Jul 23 2018

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for burn scars in the
Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountains this afternoon and evening....

.Monsoon moisture combined with upslope flow will lead to an
enhanced risk for thunderstorms capable of producing flash
flooding for the area burn scars in the Sangre de Cristo and wet
mountains this afternoon and evening.

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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-
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 La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak,
Cuchara, Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Silver Cliff,
Westcliffe, Rye, and Walsenburg
400 AM MDT Mon Jul 23 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of southeast Colorado, including the following
  areas, Huerfano County, Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains,
  Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Wet Mountain Valley, and
  Wet Mountains.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* Upslope flow and monsoon moisture will result in scattered to
  numerous showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening
  across the eastern mountains. Locally heavy rainfall will be
  possible with the newer burn scars most susceptible for
  experiencing flash flooding should a thunderstorm impact these
  areas.

* Dangerous flash flooding and debris flows will be possible in
  or near recent burn scars. Flash flooding can occur with as
  little as 0.30 inches of rain in a short period of time.

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 Albuquerque NM
238 AM MDT Mon Jul 23 2018

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West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-
238 AM MDT Mon Jul 23 2018

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of north and central New Mexico, including the
  following areas: East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Far
  Northeast Highlands, Northeast Highlands, Northern Sangre de
  Cristos above 9500 feet including Red River, Raton Ridge and
  Johnson Mesa, Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet and West
  Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains.

* from noon MDT today through this evening

* Locally heavy rainfall is likely, due to moist low level easterly
  winds associated with a cold front as well as increasing
  instability, which will lead to scattered to widespread showers
  and thunderstorms over the area.

* Extreme caution is advised in and around recent wildfire burn scars
  such as Ute Park, Sardinas, and Morris Creek. Keep a watchful eye
  on arroyos, creeks, small streams and low lying areas, and stay out
  of flooded low water crossings. Rapid rises on area rivers, creeks
  and streams will be possible.

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

&&

$$

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