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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:52 AM MDT on August 02, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 03, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 10 am MDT this morning
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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...
        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.

* From 10 am MDT this morning through this evening

* showers and thunderstorms will be capable of producing locally
heavy rainfall today and this 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 2:43 AM MDT on August 02, 2015


... Record cold July in Grand Junction, Colorado...

July 2015 was the coldest July on record in Grand Junction,
Colorado. The average temperature, as measured at the regional
Airport, was 73.7 degrees. This is the coldest average temperature
for July in Grand Junction since record keeping began in 1893. The
second coldest average July temperature is 74.7, which occurred in
both 1911 and 1912. The normal average temperature for July in
Grand Junction is 78.2.

Also, in July 2015, five daily record low temperatures were tied or
broken:

     day new record old record and year
     7/10 53 54 from 2006
     7/15 56 (tie) 56 from 1948
     7/29 54 57 from 2005, 2002, 1922
     7/30 55 56 from 2009, 1948, 1913
     7/31 57 58 from 2014, 1909, 1896


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