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Colorado, Upper Gunnison River Valley

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:59 PM MDT on July 24, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 26, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, debeque to Silt
corridor, Flat Tops, 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, Roan and tavaputs
plateaus, 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, southeast Utah, and tavaputs plateau.

* Through Tuesday evening

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area. With a moist airmass in place, the threat
for heavy rainfall will continue into the overnight hours.
Another round of afternoon thunderstorms is expected on Tuesday
afternoon lasting through midnight Tuesday night.

* 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

Statement as of 8:59 PM MDT on July 24, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 26, 2017


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, debeque to Silt
corridor, Flat Tops, 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, Roan and tavaputs
plateaus, 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, southeast Utah, and tavaputs plateau.

* Through Tuesday evening

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are expected
over the watch area. With a moist airmass in place, the threat
for heavy rainfall will continue into the overnight hours.
Another round of afternoon thunderstorms is expected on Tuesday
afternoon lasting through midnight Tuesday night.

* 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.





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Alabama - Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch
Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Heat Advisory
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Kentucky - Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Maine - Record Report
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Montana - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Heat Advisory
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
New Jersey - Areal Flood Warning
New Mexico -
New York - Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Lakeshore Flood Warning, Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Beach Hazard Statement
Ohio - Beach Hazard Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Pennsylvania - Beach Hazard Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia -
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