Las Animas County, Colorado
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Flood Advisory
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OTERO CO-LAS ANIMAS CO-BENT CO-
957 PM MDT THU AUG 25 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS
FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN OTERO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...
NORTHEASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...
SOUTHWESTERN BENT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...

* UNTIL 100 AM MDT

* AT 955 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING.
OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN
THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN
OTERO...NORTHEASTERN LAS ANIMAS AND SOUTHWESTERN BENT COUNTIES.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL MAKE MINOR FLOODING.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...JACK CANYON...
SMITH CANYON...PURGATOIRE RIVER...CROOKED ARROYO...HARBORDALE
ARROYO...ANDERSON ARROYO...PLUM CREEK...STEVENS DRAW...EAST CANYON...
LOCKWOOD ARROYO AND CHACUACO CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.

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LAT...LON 3776 10336 3742 10356 3744 10383 3776 10364

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