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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:15 AM MDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, eastern San Juan Mountains and upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains, western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 11:15 AM MDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, eastern San Juan Mountains and upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains, western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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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