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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:43 PM MDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through late tonight...

* the Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

Including the following areas...

in Colorado...
Animas river basin...
central Colorado River Basin...
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River basin...
Debeque to Silt Corridor...
        Four Corners/upper Dolores River...
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys...
Grand Valley...
grand and Battlement mesas...
northwest San Juan Mountains...
Paradox Valley/lower Dolores River...
San Juan River basin...
southwest San Juan Mountains...
Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide...
upper Gunnison River Valley and
west Elk and Sawatch mountains.

In Utah...
arches/Grand Flat...
canyonlands/Natural Bridges...
La Sal and Abajo Mountains and southeast Utah.

* Through 3 am MDT tonight

* showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing locally
heavy rainfall this afternoon and evening.

* The flash flood threat is greatest for small streams...
creeks... normally Dry Wash beds... slot canyons... Slick Rock
areas... and burn scars. Heavy rainfall can also cause mud
debris flows and Rockslides.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:17 PM MDT on August 02, 2015


The following are preliminary 24 prainfaill reports from western
Colorado and eastern Utah, ending Sunday morning at the time noted
with each report. Amounts are in inches.

**********************24 hour precipitation**********************

Location 24 hour time/date comments
                     precipitation of
                     /inches/ measurement

Colorado

... Archuleta County...
   Pagosa Springs 1.6 S 0.04 819 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Pagosa Springs 4.2 W 0.04 706 am 8/02 cocorahs

... Dolores County...
   Dove Creek 12.4 SSW 0.44 845 am 8/02 cocorahs

... Gunnison County...
   Powderhorn 4.4 NNE 0.24 948 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Crested Butte 0.11 814 am 8/02 W co coop site
   Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.06 815 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Gothic 0.04 800 am 8/02 unofficial station
   Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.04 701 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Cimarron 11.2 S 0.03 738 am 8/02 cocorahs

... La Plata County...
   Ignacio 8e 0.11 800 am 8/02 W co coop site
   Hesperus 4.9 se 0.06 631 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Durango 4.8 WSW 0.05 937 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Durango 5s 0.03 815 am 8/02 unofficial station
   Durango 7.1 N 0.03 843 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Bayfield 0.6 WSW 0.03 906 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Bayfield 7.0 N 0.02 759 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Durango 10 NNE 0.02 749 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Hesperus 5.7 SW 0.01 921 am 8/02 cocorahs

... Mesa County...
   Glade Park 17w 0.36 900 am 8/02 W co coop site
   Collbran 2sw 0.01 900 am 8/02 W co coop site

... Montezuma County...
   Cortez 2.0 NW 0.37 918 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Cortez 0.32 100 am 8/02 aviation site
   Cortez 2.3 NW 0.27 704 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Cortez 8se 0.23 100 am 8/02 W co crn site
   Mesa Verde np 0.19 750 am 8/02 W co coop site

... Montrose County...
   Black Canyon np 0.29 900 am 8/02 W co coop site
   Montrose 5.6 SW 0.10 1013 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 WSW 0.09 844 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.9 ESE 0.06 738 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.6 E 0.05 719 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.04 736 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 10.1 S 0.04 653 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 1.2 ESE 0.04 702 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 3.9 WNW 0.02 751 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Montrose 2.9 ESE 0.02 809 am 8/02 cocorahs

... Ouray County...
   Ridgway 3.3 NNW 0.22 800 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Ouray .23 NNW 0.19 632 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Ouray 0.19 720 am 8/02 W co coop site

... San Miguel County...
   Slick Rock 1.3 N 1.91 824 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Redvale 22.8 SW 0.27 853 am 8/02 cocorahs

Utah

... San Juan County...
   Cedar Point 0.69 730 am 8/02 E UT coop site
   hovenweep nm 0.49 900 am 8/02 E UT coop site
   Bluff 32nw 0.36 100 am 8/02 E UT crn site
   Monticello 2.3 SW 0.09 811 am 8/02 cocorahs
   Monticello #2 0.01 700 am 8/02 E UT coop site


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Arkansas - Flood Warning
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flood Warning
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
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Ohio - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Oklahoma - Special Statement
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Statement
Tennessee - Air Quality Alert
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
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