Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 21:02 MDT je la 28an de julio 2014

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for... southwestern Montrose County in west central Colorado...

* until 1200 am MDT

* at 901 PM MDT...Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Nucla...Naturita...Uravan and Vancorum.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams...as well as farm and country roads. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

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355 PM MDT Mon Jul 28 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 Colorado and Utah...including the following areas...in Colorado...Animas river basin...central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River basin...Grand Valley...grand and Battlement mesas...northwest San Juan Mountains...Paradox Valley/lower Dolores River...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 and La Sal and Abajo Mountains.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* flash flooding is possible this evening due to heavy rainfall from monsoonal moisture and a 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.

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...Animas river basin...central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River basin...Grand Valley...grand and Battlement mesas...northwest San Juan Mountains...Paradox Valley/lower Dolores River...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 and La Sal and Abajo Mountains.

* 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 7:55 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 7 PM Monday. Amounts are in inches.

Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:

Aspen, 0.46. Durango, 0.33.

Official climate stations of western colorado:

Altenbern, 0.12. Taylor Park, 0.12.

Official climate stations of eastern utah:

Bluff, 0.17.

Climate reference network sites of western colorado:

8 miles southeast of Cortez, 0.33. Arriola, 0.75.