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-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
504 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* MONSOON MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTHEAST COLORADO. AT THE
SURFACE...EASTERLY UPSLOPE FLOW WILL ENHANCE THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT OVER THE MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP OVER THE PLAINS THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT
HOURS WHICH MAY CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
SLOW MOVING WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR.

* 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.

&&

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO TONIGHT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

$$

Flash Flood Watch
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DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTER...DEL NORTE...ALAMOSA...
MONTE VISTA...MANASSA...LA JARA...ANTONITO...SANFORD...SAN LUIS...
FORT GARLAND...BLANCA
504 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTH CENTRAL
COLORADO...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...CENTRAL SAN LUIS
VALLEY...NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY AND SOUTHERN SAN LUIS
VALLEY.

* FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING

* MONSOON MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER COLORADO TODAY. AN EMBEDDED
DISTURBANCE OVER WESTERN COLORADO WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
ENHANCING THUNDERSTORM COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR.

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY
WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THIS WILL OF
GREATEST CONCERN ALONG THE VALLEY EDGES WHERE RAINFALL OVER THE
MOUNTAINS MAY CAUSE FLOODING IN AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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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