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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:24 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 30, 2014


... The Flood Advisory remains in effect until 645 PM MDT for south
central Rio Blanco and central Garfield counties...

At 523 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated some light rain continuing
over the advised area. Some runoff is still possible over the
advised area so the Flood Advisory continues.

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 3982 10771 3962 10791 3965 10826 3986 10812


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355 PM MDT Mon Jul 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.





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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