Chaffee County, Colorado
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Flash Flood Watch
COZ072>075-078>080-087-088-094-291130-
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/O.CON.KPUB.FF.A.0010.140729T1800Z-140730T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LA VETA PASS...PONCHA PASS...
BLANCA PEAK...CUCHARA...STONEWALL...WESTON...SPANISH PEAKS...
SILVER CLIFF...WESTCLIFFE...RYE...GREENHORN MTN...WALSENBURG...
TRINIDAD...BRANSON...KIM
926 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT
TONIGHT...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY AND WET MOUNTAINS. IN
SOUTHEAST COLORADO...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...HUERFANO
COUNTY AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* MONSOON MOISTURE AND MOIST EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLOW WILL TRIGGER
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THIS EVENING. RAINFALL RATES
OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER
STORMS...WHICH MAY QUICKLY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...ARROYOS AND NORMALLY DRY
WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HEAVY
RAINFALL ON BURN SCARS MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS MUD AND ASH
FLOWS.

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 FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS...WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY AND WET MOUNTAINS. IN
SOUTHEAST COLORADO...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY...HUERFANO
COUNTY AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY.

* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
COZ058>063-095-096-098-291130-
/O.CON.KPUB.FF.A.0010.140729T1800Z-140730T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLIMAX...MOSQUITO PASS...LEADVILLE...
INDEPENDENCE PASS...MT ELBERT...MT MASSIVE...GRANITE...SALIDA...
BUENA VISTA...EADS...SHERIDAN LAKE...LAMAR
926 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL COLORADO...EASTERN
SAWATCH RANGE...MOSQUITO RANGE AND UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER
VALLEY. IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY...PROWERS
COUNTY AND WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY.

* FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING

* MONSOON MOISTURE AND A WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVING OVER THE
AREA...WILL TRIGGER SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY.
RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE
WITH THE STRONGER STORMS...WHICH MAY QUICKLY LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING.

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...ARROYOS AND NORMALLY DRY
WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HEAVY
RAINFALL ON BURN SCARS MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS MUD AND ASH
FLOWS.

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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