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  • Flash Flood Watch for Central Gunnison, Uncompahgre County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 7:26AM MDT until July 30 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 7:26 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at midnight
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY
    THROUGH THIS EVENING...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF COLORADO AND UTAH...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREAS...IN COLORADO...ANIMAS RIVER BASIN...CENTRAL COLORADO
    RIVER BASIN...CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN...
    CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN...DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR...
    ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS...FLATTOPS...GORE AND ELK
    MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS...GRAND VALLEY...GRAND AND
    BATTLEMENT MESAS...LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN...NORTHWEST SAN
    JUAN MOUNTAINS...PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER...ROAN AND
    TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS...SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN...SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE... UPPER
    GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY...UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN AND WEST ELK
    AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS. IN UTAH...ARCHES/GRAND FLAT... EASTERN
    UINTA BASIN...EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS...LA SAL AND ABAJO
    MOUNTAINS AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAU.
    * FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING
    * FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING DUE TO
    HEAVY RAINFALL FROM MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND ANOTHER DISTURBANCE
    THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO AND UTAH.
    STORMS WILL ALSO BE SLOW MOVING FURTHER INCREASING FLASH
    FLOODING RISKS.
    * DEBRIS AND MUD FLOWS WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY NEAR OLD BURN
    SCARS. NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND SMALL STREAMS MAY FILL RAPIDLY.