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Colorado, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:33 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, debeque to Silt
corridor, Four Corners/upper Dolores river, Gore and Elk
Mountains/Central Mountain valleys, Grand Valley, grand and
battlement mesas, northwest San Juan Mountains, Paradox
Valley/lower Dolores river, Roan and tavaputs plateaus, San
Juan river basin, southwest San Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre
Plateau and Dallas Divide, upper Gunnison River Valley, and
west Elk and sawatch mountains. In Utah, arches/Grand Flat,
canyonlands/Natural Bridges, La Sal and Abajo Mountains, and
southeast Utah.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are
expected to continue through late this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Slot
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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

Statement as of 9:33 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, debeque to Silt
corridor, Four Corners/upper Dolores river, Gore and Elk
Mountains/Central Mountain valleys, Grand Valley, grand and
battlement mesas, northwest San Juan Mountains, Paradox
Valley/lower Dolores river, Roan and tavaputs plateaus, San
Juan river basin, southwest San Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre
Plateau and Dallas Divide, upper Gunnison River Valley, and
west Elk and sawatch mountains. In Utah, arches/Grand Flat,
canyonlands/Natural Bridges, La Sal and Abajo Mountains, and
southeast Utah.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are
expected to continue through late this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Slot
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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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