Current Watches and Warnings
Colorado, Grand and Battlement Mesas
Statement as of 5:46 PM MDT on August 19, 2014
Expires 5:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2014
... Heavy rain continues tonight...
Subtropical moisture has returned to eastern Utah and western
Colorado with plenty of rain showers and thunderstorms now moving
through the area. These showers and storms will continue through
the evening hours and persist past midnight as disturbances move
Rainfall amounts from stronger showers and thunderstorms will likely
exceed one inch. This could lead to localized flash flooding... rock
slides... and debris flows. Slot canyons... arroyos... and wildfire
burn scar areas will be especially vulnerable to flash floods.
Stay informed on this situation at www.Weather.Gov/gjt. Please
report any heavy rain... flooding... or severe weather to the
National Weather Service in Grand Junction or to your local law
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 7:53 PM MDT on August 19, 2014
The following are preliminary 24 hour precipitation reports from
western Colorado and eastern Utah, ending around 8 PM Tuesday.
Rainfall amounts are in inches.
Western Colorado and eastern Utah 24 hour stations:
Official climate stations of western colorado:
Taylor Park, 0.15.
Valley of gods, 0.24.
Climate reference network sites of western colorado:
2 miles east of Dinosaur, 0.25.
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