Current Watches and Warnings
Colorado, Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County
Areal Flood Advisory
Statement as of 9:57 PM MDT on August 25, 2016
Expires 3:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a
* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for poor drainage areas
southeastern Otero County in southeastern Colorado...
northeastern Las Animas County in southeastern Colorado...
southwestern Bent County in southeastern Colorado...
* until 100 am MDT
* at 955 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Arroyo and Small Stream flooding.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
the advisory area. Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.
* Flooding will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern
Otero... northeastern Las Animas and southwestern bent counties.
Additional rainfall of an inch is expected over the area. This
additional rain will make minor flooding.
This includes the following streams and drainages... Jack Canyon...
Smith Canyon... purgatoire river... Crooked Arroyo... harbordale
Arroyo... Anderson Arroyo... Plum Creek... Stevens Draw... East Canyon...
Lockwood Arroyo and chacuaco creek.
Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low lying
Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or
ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.
Lat... Lon 3776 10336 3742 10356 3744 10383 3776 10364
- Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
- Arizona - Air Quality Alert
- Arkansas - Flood Warning
- California - Air Quality Alert
- Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
- Florida - Record Report
- Idaho - Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
- Illinois - Flood Warning
- Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
- Iowa - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning
- Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
- Kentucky - Air Quality Alert
- Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
- Michigan - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
- Minnesota - Flood Warning
- Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
- Montana - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
- New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
- New Mexico - Public Information Statement
- New York - Record Report
- Ohio - Public Information Statement
- Oklahoma - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch
- Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
- Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
- Utah - Public Information Statement
- Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
- Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Record Report
- Wyoming - Record Report , Public Information Statement