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  • Flash Flood Watch for Central Gunnison, Uncompahgre County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued January 20 at 10:24AM MST until January 20 at 8:00PM MST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 10:24 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 8 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * A PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREA...UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY.
    * MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING ALONG THE GUNNISON RIVER NEAR ESTY
    RANCH DUE TO AN ICE JAM. A LARGE PIECE OF ICE IS NOW LODGED
    BETWEEN THE WAY CAMP AND GARLIC MIKES.
    * THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE ICE TO DISLODGE AND GO DOWNSTREAM
    POTENTIALLY CAUSING THE WATER TO RISE 5 TO 8 FEET. FLOODING IS
    POSSIBLE TO PROPERTIES ALONG THE RIVER IF THIS OCCURS. COUNTY
    ROAD 10 BRIDGE...NORTH BRIDGE...AND TWIN BRIDGE COULD ALSO BE
    AFFECTED.