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  • Flash Flood Watch for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued August 02 at 2:40PM MDT until August 03 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 3 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAIN RANGE INCLUDING THE WEST FORK COMPLEX BURN SCAR...
    .MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH AN
    UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
    CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING...
    ESPECIALLY ON AREA BURN SCARS.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS EXPANDED THE
    * FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND
    SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN CENTRAL ...
    COLORADO...EASTERN SAWATCH RANGE AND MOSQUITO RANGE. IN SOUTH
    CENTRAL COLORADO...LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE
    CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.
    * THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
    ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. FLASH FLOODING WILL
    BE POSSIBLE FOR AREA STREAMS...AND MUD AND ROCK SLIDES WILL BE
    POSSIBLE FOR THE STEEPER TERRAIN.
    * RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD MONITOR RAINFALL
    AND BE PREPARED TO FIND HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLASH FLOODING
    OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND BURN SCARS. DO NOT DRIVE
    THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

  • Flash Flood Watch for Southern San Luis Valley County, Colorado
  • Flash Flood Watch issued August 02 at 2:40PM MDT until August 03 at 3:00AM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 2:40 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 3, 2015 at 3 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER THE EASTERN SAN JUAN
    MOUNTAIN RANGE INCLUDING THE WEST FORK COMPLEX BURN SCAR...
    .MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL UPSLOPE FLOW WILL COMBINE WITH AN
    UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TO PRODUCE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
    CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLASH FLOODING...
    ESPECIALLY ON AREA BURN SCARS.
    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
    THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR
    * A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
    AREAS..THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE
    VALLEY.
    * THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL
    ARE FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OF PARTICULAR
    CONCERN WILL BE ANY HEAVY RAIN THAT FALLS ON THE WEST FORK
    COMPLEX BURN SCAR. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR AREA
    STREAMS...AND MUD AND ROCK SLIDES WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THE
    STEEPER TERRAIN.
    * RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE MOUNTAINS SHOULD MONITOR RAINFALL
    AND BE PREPARED TO FIND HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLASH FLOODING
    OCCUR...ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND BURN SCARS. DO NOT DRIVE
    THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.