Prowers County, Colorado
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Flash Flood Watch
COZ072>089-093>099-301400-
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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-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA 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...EADS...SHERIDAN LAKE...LAS ANIMAS...
LAMAR...SPRINGFIELD...WALSH
1151 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

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...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...BACA
COUNTY...BENT COUNTY...CROWLEY COUNTY...EASTERN KIOWA
COUNTY...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...HUERFANO COUNTY...OTERO
COUNTY... PROWERS COUNTY...PUEBLO COUNTY...WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY
AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE ACROSS SOUTHEAST
COLORADO. AT THE SURFACE...LOW LEVEL EASTERLY WINDS WILL ENHANCE
DEVELOPMENT OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE SOUTHEAST
MOUNTAINS WEDNESDAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE EFFICIENT
RAINFALL PRODUCERS...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TWO INCHES PER
HOUR. 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 THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH 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.

&&

$$

Flood Advisory
COC009-011-071-099-300830-
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LAS ANIMAS CO-PROWERS CO-BACA CO-BENT CO-
1149 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
EAST CENTRAL LAS ANIMAS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
SOUTHWESTERN PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
NORTHWESTERN BACA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
SOUTHEASTERN BENT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...

* UNTIL 230 AM MDT

* AT 1146 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM
FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
TWO BUTTES...TWO BUTTES RESERVOIR AND RURAL AREAS OF EAST CENTRAL
LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...SOUTHWESTERN PROWERS COUNTY...NORTHWESTERN
BACA COUNTY AND SOUTHEASTERN BENT COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3788 10232 3747 10228 3744 10316 3785 10318

$$

Flood Advisory
COC099-300945-
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PROWERS CO-
1241 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHERN PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...

* UNTIL 345 AM MDT

* AT 1241 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHERN PROWERS
COUNTY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF UP TO .50 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA.
THIS ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3805 10205 3765 10205 3765 10230 3787 10232
3786 10264 3804 10262 3804 10236

$$

Flood Advisory
COC009-071-099-300945-
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LAS ANIMAS CO-PROWERS CO-BACA CO-
1248 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
SOUTHEASTERN PROWERS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
BACA COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...

* UNTIL 345 AM MDT

* AT 1247 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WALSH...CAMPO...TWO BUTTES AND STONINGTON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...LITTLE BEAR
CREEK...ANTELOPE CREEK...AUBURY CREEK...BEAR CREEK...BEATY CREEK...
EAST CARRIZO CREEK...SAND ARROYO CREEK...DRY CREEK...CIMARRON
RIVER...NORTH FORK CIMARRON RIVER...NORTH CARRIZO CREEK...LITTLE
HORSE CREEK...COTTONWOOD CREEK...HORSE CREEK...BUFFALO CREEK...SOUTH
FORK SAND ARROYO...WEST CARRIZO CREEK AND MUDDY CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3700 10309 3726 10308 3727 10242 3764 10243
3765 10205 3699 10204

$$

Flood Advisory
COC011-099-300915-
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PROWERS CO-BENT CO-
114 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

...THE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
315 AM MDT FOR WEST CENTRAL PROWERS AND SOUTHEASTERN BENT COUNTIES...

AT 113 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN WHICH FELL
EARLIER IS CAUSING ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. RAINFALL HAS
DIMINISHED BUT MINOR FLOODING WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE WATER HAS A
CHANCE TO RECEDE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...ANTELOPE CREEK...
RULE CREEK...CLAY CREEK...CADDOA CREEK...EAST MUD CREEK...CAT
CREEK...RATTLESNAKE CREEK...EAST DRY CREEK...LIMESTONE CREEK...WEST
MUD CREEK...PROWERS ARROYO...MUD CREEK AND ARKANSAS RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...
COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND
OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3778 10318 3810 10313 3810 10271 3778 10274

$$

Flood Warning
COC011-061-099-300800-
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KIOWA CO-PROWERS CO-BENT CO-

1142 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM MDT FOR CENTRAL
KIOWA...NORTHWESTERN PROWERS AND NORTHEASTERN BENT COUNTIES...

AT 1139 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAINFALL HAD DIMINISHED
SIGNIFICANTLY ACROSS THE WARNING AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF
5 INCHES FELL EARLIER THIS EVENING OVER EADS...WITH A WIDESPREAD
AREA OF 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL KIOWA AND
NORTHWEST PROWERS COUNTIES. FLOODING WILL CONTINUE IN THESE
AREAS UNTIL THE WATER HAS HAD A CHANCE TO RECEDE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LAMAR...EADS...WILEY...HASWELL...MCCLAVE...BRANDON...NEEOSHE
RESERVOIR...NEEGRONDA RESERVOIR...CHIVINGTON...SWEETWATER RESERVOIR
AND QUEENS RESERVOIR.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...LIMESTONE
CREEK...PROWERS ARROYO...WEST LIMESTONE CREEK...CLAY CREEK...BOGGS
CREEK...COTTONWOOD CREEK...RUSH CREEK...BUFFALO CREEK...AND BIG
SANDY CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3806 10238 3807 10278 3828 10309 3844 10319
3852 10319 3853 10317 3855 10318 3861 10318
3861 10237

$$

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