Dolores County, Colorado
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Flood Advisory
COC033-091-113-211245-
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OURAY CO-SAN MIGUEL CO-DOLORES CO-
353 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTH CENTRAL OURAY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...
EASTERN DOLORES COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

* UNTIL 645 AM MDT

* AT 350 AM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO SHOWERS
WITH EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING
IN THE ADVISORY AREA. ROCK SLIDES AND MUD SLIDES ARE POSSIBLE
ALONG HIGHWAY 145 BETWEEN NORWOOD AND SAWPIT DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...AREAS ALONG
HIGHWAY 145 INCLUDING TELLURIDE...MOUNTAIN
VILLAGE...NORWOOD...SAWPIT...OPHIR...TROUT LAKE...PLACERVILLE AND
FALL CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE
THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3814 10797 3793 10775 3779 10787 3799 10829
3815 10832

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Special Weather Statement
COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-212200-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
1149 PM MDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...WETTER WEATHER EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY...

AFTER A SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF DRY WEATHER...SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE
WILL SPREAD BACK UP INTO EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO FROM
THE SOUTH BEGINNING TODAY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
WIDESPREAD ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING.

THIS WET PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...THOUGH
RAINFALL WILL FAVOR THE MOUNTAINS. ADDITIONALLY...RAINFALL AMOUNTS
ON MONDAY SHOULD BE LESS THAN TODAY. DRIER AIR IS THEN EXPECTED
TO BEGIN MOVING INTO SOUTHEAST UTAH BY LATE MONDAY MORNING...AND
THEN ENCOMPASS ALL OF EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO BY MONDAY
NIGHT.

THE ANTICIPATED CLOUDS AND SHOWERS WILL KEEP DAYTIME TEMPERATURES
TODAY AND MONDAY LOWER THAN THE PAST FEW DAYS...THOUGH THE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES BOTH DAYS ARE STILL EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE
NORMAL AT MOST LOCATIONS.

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