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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:58 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 11:45 PM EDT on July 28, 2014


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 945 PM MDT for
western Las Animas and south central Huerfano counties...

At 749 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated the heaviest rain has moved
off the burn scar... with generally light rain across the area at
this time. Doppler radar is estimating between 1/2 inch to 1 1/2
inches of rain across the burn scar over the past hour... with the
highest amounts over the western flank of the scar.

Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow
moving through the Santa Clara creek... Cherry Creek... and Bear Creek
drainages. The debris flows can consist of rock... mud... vegetation
and other loose materials.

Flash flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of western Las
Animas and south central Huerfano counties.

This includes the following streams and drainages... Ritter Arroyo...
Santa Clara creek... wahatoya creek... south Santa Clara creek... Cherry
Creek... Middle Fork Trujillo creek... North Fork Trujillo creek and
walsen Arroyo.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.

Move away from recently burned areas. Life threatening flooding of
creeks... roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger Rockslides... mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain... especially in and around these areas.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3751 10480 3740 10479 3738 10496 3750 10496


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:40 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2014


... The Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory remains in effect until
845 PM MDT for northeastern Huerfano and south central Pueblo
counties...

At 735 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated generally light rain slowly
diminishing across the area. Doppler radar is estimating 1 to 2
inches of rain has fallen across the area over the past hour. This
could cause possible Arroyo and Small Stream flooding across the
advisory area.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Colorado City.

This includes the following streams and drainages... Huerfano river...
Greenhorn creek... Goat Butte creek... Mustang Arroyo... Pinkney Arroyo
and Apache Creek.

Lat... Lon 3799 10459 3791 10459 3790 10464 3789 10478
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706 PM MDT Mon Jul 28 2014

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
northeastern Huerfano County in southeast Colorado...
southwestern Pueblo County in southeast Colorado...

* until 915 PM MDT

* at 702 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated light to moderate rain
continuing across the advisory area. Additional
rainfall... combined with between 1 and 3 inches of rain over the
past few hours... will keep arroyos and small streams flowing high
and fast... with additional flooding possible.

* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of northeastern
Huerfano and southwestern Pueblo counties.

This includes the following streams and drainages... Butte Creek...
Santa Clara creek... Mexican Springs branch Greasewood Arroyo... Pope
Arroyo... Greenhorn creek... south Apache Creek... walsen Arroyo...
Huerfano river... cucharas river... Greasewood Arroyo... Tom branch...
Gordon Arroyo... Apache Creek... Maitland Arroyo... north Apache
Creek... Mustang Arroyo... Rock Spring Arroyo and Pictou Arroyo.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.


Lat... Lon 3790 10464 3774 10454 3767 10457 3764 10482
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235 PM MDT Mon Jul 28 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...
... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Colorado... south central Colorado and
southeast Colorado... including the following areas... El Paso and
Teller counties and the Rampart Range... the eastern San Juan
Mountains... Fremont County... La Garita Mountains... the Sangre de
Cristo Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... Wet Mountain Valley
and Wet Mountains... Baca County... Bent County... Crowley
County... Las Animas County... Huerfano County... Otero
County... and Pueblo County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* monsoon moisture and moist easterly upslope flow will trigger
slow moving thunderstorms through this evening. Rainfall rates
of up to 2 inches per hour will be possible with the stronger
storms... which may quickly lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas... creeks... arroyos and normally dry
washes will be possible this afternoon and evening. Heavy
rainfall on burn scars may result in dangerous mud and ash
flows.

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.


The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Colorado... south
central Colorado and southeast Colorado... including the
following areas... El Paso County and Teller County and the
Rampart Range the ... eastern San Juan Mountains... Fremont
County... La Garita Mountains... the Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... Wet Mountain Valley and
Wet Mountains... Baca County... Bent County... Crowley County...
Huerfano County... Otero County... Pueblo County and Las Animas
County.

* From Tuesday afternoon through Tuesday evening

* monsoon moisture and a weather disturbance moving over the
area... will trigger slow moving thunderstorms on Tuesday.
Rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour will be possible with
the stronger storms... which may quickly lead to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas... creeks... arroyos and normally dry
washes will be possible this afternoon and evening. Heavy
rainfall on burn scars may result in dangerous mud and ash
flows.

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 4:59 PM MDT on July 28, 2014


Pueblo high today... ... ... ... ... .. 80
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 64
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.06

Colorado sprgs high today... ... ... ... ... .. 71
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 56
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0

Alamosa high today... ... ... ... ... .. 77
                    low this morning... ... ... .. 55
                    pcpn past 24 hrs... ... ... .. 0.10



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