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Colorado, Central Yampa River Basin

Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 3:55 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on July 28, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Colorado and Utah...
including the following areas... in Colorado... central Colorado
River Basin... central Yampa River basin... Debeque to Silt
Corridor... Elkhead and park mountains... Flattops... Gore and
Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys... lower Yampa River
basin... Roan and Tavaputs plateaus and upper Yampa River
basin. In Utah... eastern Uinta Basin... eastern Uinta Mountains
and Tavaputs plateau.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening

* flash flooding is possible Tuesday afternoon and evening due to
heavy rainfall from monsoonal moisture and another disturbance
that will move north over the area. Storms will also be slow
moving further increasing flash flooding risks.

* Debris and mud flows will be possible especially near old burn
scars.

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.





349 PM MDT Mon Jul 28 2014

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
south central Rio Blanco County in west central Colorado...
central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 645 PM MDT

* at 349 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rio Blanco.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.


Lat... Lon 3982 10771 3962 10791 3965 10826 3986 10812


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248 PM MDT Mon Jul 28 2014

... The small stream Flood Advisory remains in effect until 500 PM MDT
for east central Rio Blanco and northeastern Garfield counties...

At 244 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated showers continue to rain in
the advisory area. Water will continue to run in streams and
creeks for the next couple of hours.

This flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of east central Rio
Blanco and northeastern Garfield counties.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... highways and underpasses. Additionally...
country roads and farmlands along the banks of creeks... streams and
other low lying areas are subject to flooding.


Lat... Lon 4001 10712 3976 10734 3978 10741 3986 10752
      4006 10731


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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:01 PM MDT on July 28, 2014


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from
western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 am Monday.
Amounts are in inches.


Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:

Durango, 0.26.


Official climate stations of western colorado:

Durango, 0.20.
8 miles east of Ignacio, 0.25.


Official climate stations of eastern utah:

Canyonlands-the neck district, 0.12.


Unofficial stations:

15 miles west of Montrose, 0.58.


Climate reference network sites of western colorado:

8 miles southeast of Cortez, 0.17.



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