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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:10 PM MDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Arroyo and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until
645 PM MDT for southeastern Huerfano and northwestern Las Animas
counties...

At 407 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has moved off the
I-25 corridor south of Walsenburg. However, Arroyo and small stream
flooding will continue in the advisory area. Up to 1.5 inches of
rain has already fallen in an area centered around 7 miles south of
Walsenburg.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Walsenburg.

This includes the following streams and drainages... cucharas river...
Cherry Creek... Gordon Arroyo... walsen Arroyo... Salado creek... Pictou
Arroyo... Maitland Arroyo... Sand Arroyo... Santa Clara creek... mayne
Arroyo... Ritter Arroyo and south Santa Clara creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.


Lat... Lon 3761 10459 3744 10470 3751 10493 3767 10485


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1115 am MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... 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.





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:10 PM MDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Arroyo and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until
645 PM MDT for southeastern Huerfano and northwestern Las Animas
counties...

At 407 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has moved off the
I-25 corridor south of Walsenburg. However, Arroyo and small stream
flooding will continue in the advisory area. Up to 1.5 inches of
rain has already fallen in an area centered around 7 miles south of
Walsenburg.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Walsenburg.

This includes the following streams and drainages... cucharas river...
Cherry Creek... Gordon Arroyo... walsen Arroyo... Salado creek... Pictou
Arroyo... Maitland Arroyo... Sand Arroyo... Santa Clara creek... mayne
Arroyo... Ritter Arroyo and south Santa Clara creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.


Lat... Lon 3761 10459 3744 10470 3751 10493 3767 10485


Bl/kt



1115 am MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

... 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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