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  • Flash Flood Watch for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued October 09 at 3:39PM MDT until October 09 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 3:39 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 9 p.m.
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
    EVENING BETWEEN 6500 AND 10000 FEET...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO...
    INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
    SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN. IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...ANIMAS RIVER
    BASIN...FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER AND SOUTHWEST SAN
    JUAN MOUNTAINS.
    * UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
    * MOISTURE FROM THE REMNANTS FOR TROPICAL STORM SIMON WILL
    CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF COLORADO THROUGH THIS EVENING.
    THUNDERSTORMS...THOUGH ISOLATED...WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT FOOTHILLS THIS EVENING. THESE STORMS MAY
    RESULT IN LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND LEAD TO EXCESS RUNOFF IN
    THE FORM OF FLASH FLOODING.
    * SMALL STREAMS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND AREAS NEAR OLD BURN
    SCARS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING. IN ADDITION...
    MUD AND ROCK SLIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG ROADS NEXT TO STEEP
    TERRAIN.

  • Flash Flood Watch for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued September 28 at 9:04AM MDT until September 28 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 9:04 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, September 28, 2014 at noon
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
    * PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTHWEST COLORADO...SOUTHWEST
    COLORADO AND WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREAS...IN CENTRAL COLORADO...FLATTOPS. IN NORTHWEST
    COLORADO...CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN AND ROAN AND TAVAPUTS
    PLATEAUS. IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...ANIMAS RIVER BASIN...FOUR
    CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER...NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...
    PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER...SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS AND UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE. IN WEST
    CENTRAL COLORADO...CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER
    BASIN...DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR...GRAND VALLEY...GRAND AND
    BATTLEMENT MESAS AND LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN.
    * UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY
    * SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL...LOCALLY IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH... IS
    EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN COLORADO THROUGH THIS
    MORNING. RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO BECOME LIGHTER AND MORE
    SPOTTY THIS AFTERNOON.
    * THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT WILL BE GREATEST ACROSS SLOT CANYONS...
    SLICK ROCK AREAS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES...SMALL STREAMS IN
    STEEP TERRAIN AND NEAR RECENT BURN SCARS. SOME MAIN STEM
    RIVERS WILL SEE SIGNIFICANT RISES FROM THIS PROLONGED PERIOD
    OF RAINFALL. IN ADDITION...URBAN AREAS WITH POOR DRAINAGE WILL
    BE AT RISK OF FLOODING AND TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME DIFFICULT
    ON BACKCOUNTRY ROADS.

  • Flash Flood Watch for Four Corners, Upper Dolores River County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued September 09 at 11:34AM MDT until September 10 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 11:34 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at midnight
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 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...FOUR CORNERS/UPPER
    DOLORES RIVER...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...CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES...
    EASTERN UINTA BASIN...EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS...LA SAL AND
    ABAJO MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST UTAH AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAU.
    * THROUGH THIS EVENING
    * THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF FLASH FLOODING FOR WEST CENTRAL
    COLORADO WHERE THE OCCURRENCE OF HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY. THIS
    INCLUDES THE BOOKCLIFFS...THE CANYONS WITHIN THE COLORADO
    NATIONAL MONUMENT...MCINNIS CANYONS CONSERVATION AREA...BIG
    DOMINGUEZ...AND ANY OTHER CANYONS ALONG THE UNCOMPAHGRE
    PLATEAU OR SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. ANY STREAMS OR CREEKS
    ORIGINATING FROM THE GRAND MESA MAY EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING.
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE FREQUENT AND WIDESPREAD
    TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED WHICH MAY RESULT IN
    FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL RATES MAY EXCEED ONE INCH PER HOUR
    UNDER THE STRONGEST SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS.