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Colorado, Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:13 PM MDT on June 30, 2016

Expires 4:00 AM EDT on July 01, 2016

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

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for the northeast plains and Front Range
foothills in Colorado including the Denver Metro area

* through late tonight.

* Numerous thunderstorms will develop by this evening and shift
slowly eastward overnight. The air is very moist and some of the
storms could be stationary for a few hours resulting in several
inches of rain and flash flooding. The risk of stationary storms
and flash flooding is highest south of a line from Castle Rock
to Akron... but there is still a lower threat of flooding from
slow moving storms across Denver and in areas further north.
Rainfall of 2 inches in an hour is likely in some of the
storms... and up to 4 inches in 2 to 3 hours is possible if a
storm becomes stationary.

* Flash flooding may cause rapid rises in rivers and streams...
and flooding in normally dry creeks and low lying areas. Heavy
rain may overwhelm drainage systems causing overtopping of roads
at creek crossings and flooding of city streets. Rural roads may
wash out... and rock and mud slides are possible in mountain

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.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Air Quality Alert
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Arizona - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Flash Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Wind Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
Indiana - Beach Hazard Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Nevada - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
New York - Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Washington - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement

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