PITKIN County, Colorado
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Flash Flood Watch
COZ001>014-017>020-022-023-UTZ023>025-027-028-292200-
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LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-EASTERN UINTA BASIN-
TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...DURANGO...
BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...MANILA...
DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
726 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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...
CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN...DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR...
ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS...FLATTOPS...GORE AND ELK
MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS...GRAND VALLEY...GRAND AND
BATTLEMENT MESAS...LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN...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...UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN AND WEST ELK
AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS. IN UTAH...ARCHES/GRAND FLAT... EASTERN
UINTA BASIN...EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS...LA SAL AND ABAJO
MOUNTAINS AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAU.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING DUE TO
HEAVY RAINFALL FROM MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND ANOTHER DISTURBANCE
THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHERN AND CENTRAL COLORADO AND UTAH.
STORMS WILL ALSO BE SLOW MOVING FURTHER INCREASING FLASH
FLOODING RISKS.

* DEBRIS AND MUD FLOWS WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY NEAR OLD BURN
SCARS. NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND SMALL STREAMS MAY FILL RAPIDLY.

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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