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Colorado, Grand and Battlement Mesas

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:46 AM MDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 28, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch for the west Salt Creek landslide in north
central Mesa County now in effect through Saturday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* the west Salt Creek landslide in north central Mesa County.

* Through Saturday afternoon

* local observations at The Sag pond in the landslide area
continue to show water levels decreasing. In addition... the
emergency management have reported water flowing out of The Sag
pond and though a newly formed channel on the landslide. This
Flash Flood Watch has been issued at the request of emergency
managment officials to account for the possibility of flash
flooding.

* The nearest downstream town is Collbran. People in those low
lying areas below the west Salt Creek landslide should stay
alert to changing conditions. Evacuations may be necessary if
conditions deterioate.

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.


Dam safety experts... with state and local emergency services...
are monitoring the dam and will issue a public statement as
conditions warrant. Plan now so you will know what to do in an
emergency. Keep informed by listening to local radio and
television for statements and possible warnings. Follow the
advice of public safety officials.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:06 PM MDT on May 27, 2016


The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation amounts from
eastern Utah and western Colorado stations, ending Friday morning may
27th at the time indicated on each report. Amounts are in inches.


**********************24 hour snowfall**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Gunnison County...
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 2.0 718 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Gothic 2.0 800 am 5/27 unofficial station


**********************24 hour precipitation**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Delta County...
   Cedaredge 10.2 NNW 0.06 704 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.01 707 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Eagle County...
   Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.24 723 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Vail 2.6 E 0.20 708 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Basalt 5.8 E 0.12 833 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Carbondale 5.7 E 0.10 654 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Avon 2n 0.02 700 am 5/27 unofficial station

... Garfield County...
   Carbondale 4.6 NNE 0.09 810 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Carbondale 0.5 W 0.05 547 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Shoshone 0.04 830 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Glenwood Springs 5.3 0.03 659 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs 1.7 0.02 815 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Glenwood Springs .64 0.02 721 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Gunnison 0.8 N 0.21 809 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Gothic 0.16 800 am 5/27 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.16 718 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.12 849 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Powderhorn 4.4 NNE 0.12 910 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Doyleville 2.1 W 0.11 926 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Gunnison 0.8 NNW 0.08 930 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Crested Butte 0.04 900 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Gunnison 3sw 0.03 900 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Cimarron 11.2 S 0.02 659 am 5/27 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Durango 4.9 ESE 0.17 750 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Moffat County...
   Craig 1.2 ESE 0.01 706 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Craig 4sw 0.01 800 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Dinosaur 0.3 SW 0.01 650 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Montrose County...
   Montrose 10.1 S 0.05 637 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Olathe 3.2 NNE 0.03 703 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Montrose #2 0.01 900 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Montrose 4.0 NW 0.01 744 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
   Ouray .23 NNW 0.33 639 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Ouray 0.33 725 am 5/27 W co coop site
   Ridgway 0.19 755 am 5/27 W co coop site

... Rio Blanco County...
   Meeker 14.3 ESE 0.06 731 am 5/27 cocorahs

... Routt County...
   Yampa 5.1 S 0.06 710 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Steamboat Springs 2. 0.02 740 am 5/27 cocorahs

Utah

... Grand County...
   Castle Valley 0.6 W 0.03 709 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Castle Valley 0.7 wn 0.03 840 am 5/27 cocorahs
   Moab 3.7 ESE 0.01 805 am 5/27 cocorahs

... San Juan County...
   hovenweep nm 0.06 845 am 5/27 E UT coop site


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
California - Freeze Warning , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Public Information Statement
Georgia - Hurricane Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Special Statement
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Record Report
North Carolina - Hurricane Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Freeze Warning
Pennsylvania - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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