Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Huerfano, CO

COC055-071-230045-
/O.CON.KPUB.FA.Y.0078.000000T0000Z-170723T0045Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Huerfano CO-Las Animas CO-
410 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…THE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
645 PM MDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN HUERFANO AND NORTHWESTERN LAS ANIMAS
COUNTIES…

At 407 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has moved off the
I-25 corridor south of Walsenburg. However, arroyo and small stream
flooding will continue in the advisory area. Up to 1.5 inches of
rain has already fallen in an area centered around 7 miles south of
Walsenburg.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Walsenburg.

This includes the following streams and drainages…Cucharas River…
Cherry Creek…Gordon Arroyo…Walsen Arroyo…Salado Creek…Pictou
Arroyo…Maitland Arroyo…Sand Arroyo…Santa Clara Creek…Mayne
Arroyo…Ritter Arroyo and South Santa Clara Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

&&

LAT…LON 3761 10459 3744 10470 3751 10493 3767 10485

$$

Flood Advisory
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Huerfano, CO

COC071-230130-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FA.Y.0079.170722T2232Z-170723T0130Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Las Animas CO-
432 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for…
South central Las Animas County in southeastern Colorado…

* Until 730 PM MDT

* At 429 PM 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 in
an area centered around 9 miles east of Branson. Another area of
up to 1.5 inches of rain has fallen in an area located 8 miles
northeast of Trinchera.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Branson and Trinchera.

Additional rainfall of up to an inch is expected over the area. This
additional rain will result in minor flooding.

This includes the following streams and drainages…San Isidro
Creek…Tobe Creek…Salazar Arroyo…Salt Creek…Bachicha Creek…
Chacuaco Creek…Trinchera Creek…Purgatoire River…Agua Dulce,
Rito…Chaney Arroyo…Trementina Creek…San Francisco Creek…Doss
Arroyo and Azul, Rito.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

&&

LAT…LON 3700 10425 3724 10409 3725 10367 3700 10355

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Gunnison, CO; Delta, CO; Garfield, CO; Montrose, CO; Mesa, CO

COZ006-009-011-222330-
Grand and Battlement Mesas CO-Grand Valley CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
442 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DELTA AND CENTRAL
MESA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT…

At 439 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Delta, or 22 miles southeast of Grand Junction.
This storm was nearly stationary.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Orchard City and Skyway.

This includes Colorado Highway 65 near mile markers 6 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure or vehicle. Lightning is
a killer.

&&

LAT…LON 3879 10823 3894 10832 3908 10813 3884 10796
TIME…MOT…LOC 2239Z 057DEG 3KT 3889 10821

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Gunnison, CO; Delta, CO; Garfield, CO; Montrose, CO; Mesa, CO

COZ006-009-011-222330-
Grand and Battlement Mesas CO-Grand Valley CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
442 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DELTA AND CENTRAL
MESA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT…

At 439 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Delta, or 22 miles southeast of Grand Junction.
This storm was nearly stationary.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Orchard City and Skyway.

This includes Colorado Highway 65 near mile markers 6 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure or vehicle. Lightning is
a killer.

&&

LAT…LON 3879 10823 3894 10832 3908 10813 3884 10796
TIME…MOT…LOC 2239Z 057DEG 3KT 3889 10821

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Gunnison, CO; Delta, CO; Garfield, CO; Montrose, CO; Mesa, CO

COZ006-009-011-222330-
Grand and Battlement Mesas CO-Grand Valley CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
442 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DELTA AND CENTRAL
MESA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT…

At 439 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Delta, or 22 miles southeast of Grand Junction.
This storm was nearly stationary.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Orchard City and Skyway.

This includes Colorado Highway 65 near mile markers 6 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure or vehicle. Lightning is
a killer.

&&

LAT…LON 3879 10823 3894 10832 3908 10813 3884 10796
TIME…MOT…LOC 2239Z 057DEG 3KT 3889 10821

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Gunnison, CO; Delta, CO; Garfield, CO; Montrose, CO; Mesa, CO

COZ006-009-011-222330-
Grand and Battlement Mesas CO-Grand Valley CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
442 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DELTA AND CENTRAL
MESA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT…

At 439 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Delta, or 22 miles southeast of Grand Junction.
This storm was nearly stationary.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Orchard City and Skyway.

This includes Colorado Highway 65 near mile markers 6 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure or vehicle. Lightning is
a killer.

&&

LAT…LON 3879 10823 3894 10832 3908 10813 3884 10796
TIME…MOT…LOC 2239Z 057DEG 3KT 3889 10821

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Special Weather Statement
Areas affected:
Gunnison, CO; Delta, CO; Garfield, CO; Montrose, CO; Mesa, CO

COZ006-009-011-222330-
Grand and Battlement Mesas CO-Grand Valley CO-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin CO-
442 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL DELTA AND CENTRAL
MESA COUNTIES UNTIL 530 PM MDT…

At 439 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 12
miles northwest of Delta, or 22 miles southeast of Grand Junction.
This storm was nearly stationary.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Orchard City and Skyway.

This includes Colorado Highway 65 near mile markers 6 and 41.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure or vehicle. Lightning is
a killer.

&&

LAT…LON 3879 10823 3894 10832 3908 10813 3884 10796
TIME…MOT…LOC 2239Z 057DEG 3KT 3889 10821

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Huerfano, CO

COC055-071-230045-
/O.CON.KPUB.FA.Y.0078.000000T0000Z-170723T0045Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Huerfano CO-Las Animas CO-
410 PM MDT SAT JUL 22 2017

…THE ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
645 PM MDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN HUERFANO AND NORTHWESTERN LAS ANIMAS
COUNTIES…

At 407 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has moved off the
I-25 corridor south of Walsenburg. However, arroyo and small stream
flooding will continue in the advisory area. Up to 1.5 inches of
rain has already fallen in an area centered around 7 miles south of
Walsenburg.

Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Walsenburg.

This includes the following streams and drainages…Cucharas River…
Cherry Creek…Gordon Arroyo…Walsen Arroyo…Salado Creek…Pictou
Arroyo…Maitland Arroyo…Sand Arroyo…Santa Clara Creek…Mayne
Arroyo…Ritter Arroyo and South Santa Clara Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Remain alert for flooding even in locations not receiving rain.
Arroyos, streams, and rivers can become raging killer currents in a
matter of minutes, even from distant rainfall.

&&

LAT…LON 3761 10459 3744 10470 3751 10493 3767 10485

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ019-230300-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.A.0004.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Including the cities of Silverton, Rico, and Hesperus
1137 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* Flash Flood Watch FOR a portion of southwest Colorado,
including the following area, Southwest San Juan Mountains.

* until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area, developing this afternoon and continuing
through this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Steep
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.

&&

$$

Flash Flood Watch
Areas affected:
Las Animas, CO; Alamosa, CO; Conejos, CO; Archuleta, CO; Pueblo, CO; La Plata, CO; Costilla, CO; Chaffee, CO; Dolores, CO; Fremont, CO; Saguache, CO; Montezuma, CO; Mineral, CO; Huerfano, CO; Rio Grande, CO; San Miguel, CO; Hinsdale, CO; San Juan, CO; Custer, CO

COZ067-068-072>075-079-080-087-088-230115-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.A.0005.170722T1800Z-170723T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below 10000 Ft-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Including the cities of South Fork, Creede, Cumbres Pass,
Wolf Creek Pass, La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Rye, Walsenburg, and Trinidad
1115 AM MDT Sat Jul 22 2017

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado, including the following areas, in south
central Colorado, Eastern San Juan Mountains and Upper Rio
Grande Valley. In southeast Colorado, Huerfano County,
Northern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, Southern Sangre De Cristo
Mountains, Western Las Animas County, and Wet Mountains.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* Monsoon moisture and upslope flow behind a cold front will
result in scattered to numerous thunderstorms across the
southern mountains which will be capable of producing heavy
rainfall and flash flooding. Thunderstorms will be most numerous
south of a line from Creede to Colorado City to Branson.

* Flash flooding of burn scars will be possible with the potential
for rock slides in the mountains. The burn scars most at risk
will be West Fork and East Peak. Urban area flash flooding will
be possible especially for Walsenburg and Trinidad.


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.

&&

$$