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  • Flash Flood Watch for Northwestern San Juan Mountains County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued October 05 at 9:03AM MDT until October 06 at 12:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:03 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at midnight
  • ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
    * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF COLORADO AND UTAH...
    INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN COLORADO...ANIMAS ...RIVER BASIN...
    FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER...NORTHWEST SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS...PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER...ROAN AND
    TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS...SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN...SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAINS AND UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE. IN UTAH...
    ARCHES/GRAND FLAT...CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES...LA SAL AND
    ABAJO MOUNTAINS...SOUTHEAST UTAH AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAU.
    * UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT
    * ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING
    * THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT IS GREATEST FOR SMALL STREAMS...
    CREEKS...NORMALLY DRY WASH BEDS...SLOT CANYONS...SLICK ROCK
    AREAS...AND BURN SCARS. HEAVY RAINFALL CAN ALSO CAUSE MUD
    DEBRIS FLOWS AND ROCKSLIDES.
    * 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.
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