Costilla County, Colorado
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Flash Flood Watch
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NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...
BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
COALDALE...COTOPAXI...HILLSIDE...HOWARD...SWISSVALE...
TEXAS CREEK...SILVER CLIFF...WESTCLIFFE...RYE...GREENHORN MTN...
WOODLAND PARK...PIKES PEAK...CANON CITY...PENROSE...
BLACK FOREST...AIR FORCE ACADEMY...COLORADO SPRINGS...PUEBLO...
WALSENBURG...TRINIDAD...ORDWAY...OLNEY SPRINGS...LA JUNTA...
ROCKY FORD...BRANSON...KIM
254 PM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND
SOUTHEAST COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
CENTRAL COLORADO...EL PASO COUNTY AND TELLER COUNTY AND THE
RAMPART RANGE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...FREMONT COUNTY...
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY AND WET MOUNTAINS. IN
SOUTHEAST COLORADO...CROWLEY COUNTY...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS
COUNTY...HUERFANO COUNTY...OTERO COUNTY...PUEBLO COUNTY AND
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING

* A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS
SOUTHERN COLORADO INTO THIS EVENING. AT THE SURFACE...LOW
LEVEL EASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO ENHANCE THE DEVELOPMENT
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NEAR THE
SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO MOUNTAINS INTO THIS EVENING. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE PROJECTED TO BE EFFICIENT RAINFALL
PRODUCERS...WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALL RATES UP TO TWO INCHES PER
HOUR ANTICIPATED. IN ADDITION...AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVY
RAINFALL OVER THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO
FLASH FLOODING.

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...ARROYOS AND NORMALLY DRY
WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING WEDNESDAY. HEAVY
RAINFALL ON BURN SCARS MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS MUD AND ASH
FLOWS. HIGH FLOWS MAY OCCUR ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS DUE TO
INCREASED RUNOFF.

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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