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Colorado, Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Ft

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:35 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...
... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Colorado... south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado... including the following areas... El Paso and
Teller counties and the Rampart Range... the eastern San Juan
Mountains... Fremont County... La Garita Mountains... the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... Wet Mountain Valley
and Wet Mountains... Baca County... Bent County... Crowley
County... Las Animas County... Huerfano County... Otero
County... and Pueblo County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* monsoon moisture and moist easterly upslope flow will trigger
slow moving thunderstorms through this evening. Rainfall rates
of up to 2 inches per hour will be possible with the stronger
storms... which may quickly lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas... creeks... arroyos and normally dry
washes will be possible this afternoon and evening. Heavy
rainfall on burn scars may result in dangerous mud and ash
flows.

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.


The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Colorado... south
central Colorado and southeast Colorado... including the
following areas... El Paso County and Teller County and the
Rampart Range the ... eastern San Juan Mountains... Fremont
County... La Garita Mountains... the Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... Wet Mountain Valley and
Wet Mountains... Baca County... Bent County... Crowley County...
Huerfano County... Otero County... Pueblo County and Las Animas
County.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening

* monsoon moisture and a weather disturbance moving over the
area... will trigger slow moving thunderstorms on Tuesday.
Rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour will be possible with
the stronger storms... which may quickly lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas... creeks... arroyos and normally dry
washes will be possible this afternoon and evening. Heavy
rainfall on burn scars may result in dangerous mud and ash
flows.

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.






Local Storm Report



07/28/2014 0933 am

12 miles ESE of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m0.95 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0932 am

15 miles E of model, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.02 inch, reported by USGS.





07/27/2014 0300 PM

4 miles S of Spanish Peaks, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by co-op observer.






07/28/2014 0932 am

11 miles E of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.35 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0930 am

7 miles SSE of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m2.23 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0930 am

7 miles SSE of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m2.23 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0932 am

11 miles E of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.35 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0932 am

15 miles E of model, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.02 inch, reported by USGS.





07/28/2014 0933 am

12 miles ESE of Thatcher, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m0.95 inch, reported by USGS.






07/27/2014 0300 PM

4 miles S of Spanish Peaks, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by co-op observer.






07/27/2014 0300 PM

4 miles S of Spanish Peaks, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by co-op observer.





07/27/2014 0300 PM

4 miles S of Spanish Peaks, Las Animas County.

Heavy rain m1.52 inch, reported by co-op observer.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:59 PM MDT on July 28, 2014


Pueblo high today... ... ... ... ... .. 80
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 64
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.06

Colorado sprgs high today... ... ... ... ... .. 71
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 56
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0

Alamosa high today... ... ... ... ... .. 77
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 55
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.10



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