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Flash Flood Warning

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
543 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

COC029-037-045-051-077-097-103-107-070115-
/O.CON.KGJT.FF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150507T0115Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EAGLE CO-DELTA CO-MESA CO-PITKIN CO-GUNNISON CO-ROUTT CO-
RIO BLANCO CO-GARFIELD CO-
543 PM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM MDT FOR
WESTERN EAGLE...CENTRAL DELTA...MESA...NORTHWESTERN PITKIN...
NORTHWESTERN GUNNISON...SOUTHWESTERN ROUTT...CENTRAL RIO BLANCO AND
GARFIELD COUNTIES...

AT 537 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND OBSERVATIONS SHOW ANOTHER STRONG
THUNDERSTORM WILL MOVE INTO THE WARNED AREA.  STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
WITH HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL BE MOVING INTO THE WESTERN PORTION OF
THE GRAND VALLEY AND THE BOOKCLIFF REGION BETWEEN 6 PM AND 630 PM.
HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS WILL CAUSE RAPID RUNOFF AS THE GROUND IS ALREADY
SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINS.

SMALL STREAMS AND NORMALLY DRY WASH BEDS WILL BE PRONE TO SUDDEN
WATER RISES.  ANOTHER HAZARD WILL BE FALLING ROCKS AND POTENTIAL
OF MUDSLIDES.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
GRAND JUNCTION...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...FRUITA...RIFLE...GYPSUM...
CARBONDALE...NEW CASTLE...BASALT...SILT...PALISADE...MEEKER...
PARACHUTE...COLLBRAN...DE BEQUE...SNOWMASS...MESA...RIO BLANCO...
BATTLEMENT MESA...EMMA AND WHITEWATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE LOCATED IN A STREAM PRONE TO FLASH FLOODING...MOVE TO
HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3933 10680 3871 10869 3969 10901 4025 10723

$$

PF




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
437 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-071045-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
437 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL SWEEP OVER THE
REGION AGAIN TODAY INTO TONIGHT AS REMNANTS OF THE PACIFIC LOW
LINGER. STRONGER STORM CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING BRIEF
HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH. EXPECT SNOW IN THE HIGH
PASSES ABOVE 10000 FEET...MAINLY THIS MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...MILDER WITH DECREASED CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS. PRECIPITATION LARGELY CONFINED TO THE HIGHER
TERRAIN.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE AS
ANOTHER PACIFIC SYSTEM MOVES OVER THE AREA.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY...DECREASED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY
IMPACTING MAINLY THE MOUNTAINS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$




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