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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
909 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-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-LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-
CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKYWAY...CEDAREDGE...DELTA...
HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...
GUNNISON...CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...
LAKE CITY...SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...
CORTEZ...DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
909 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF COLORADO AND SOUTHEAST
  UTAH...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN COLORADO...ANIMAS
  RIVER BASIN...CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN...
  FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER...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
  SOUTHEAST UTAH...CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES...LA SAL AND
  ABAJO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE MONDAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FROM
  MONSOONAL MOISTURE AND A DISTURBANCE THAT WILL MOVE NORTH OVER
  THE AREA. STORMS WILL ALSO BE SLOW MOVING FURTHER INCREASING
  FLASH FLOODING RISKS.

* DEBRIS AND MUD FLOWS WILL BE POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY NEAR OLD BURN
  SCARS INCLUDING THE PAPOOSE BURN SCAR.

* STEEP TERRAIN WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING.
  THOSE LIVING IN AND AROUND STEEPER TERRAIN OR NEAR ARROYOS OR
  SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS
  CLOSELY.

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.

&&

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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
343 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
343 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...HEAVY RAIN FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE MONDAY
AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

THERE IS THE POTENTIAL OF HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS EASTERN UTAH AND
WESTERN COLORADO MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS DEEP
MONSOONAL MOISTURE SPREADS OVER THE AREA. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WILL BE ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AS A DISTURBANCE
PASSES OVER THE AREA. STORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVING SO LOCALIZED
FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. NORMALLY DRY WASHES AND CREEK BEDS
COULD FLOW AND CREATE RUNNING WATER ACROSS LOW-LYING ROADS.
LOCALIZED DEBRIS FLOWS OR FALLING ROCKS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN
STEEP TERRAIN AREAS SUSCEPTIBLE TO RUNOFF PROBLEMS.

PLEASE REPORT ANY HEAVY RAIN...FLOODING ISSUES...OR SEVERE WEATHER
ISSUES TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION. FOR
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...CHECK OUT THE ONLINE WEATHER BRIEFING
AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GJT OR ON OUR
FACEBOOK PAGE.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
558 AM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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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-
558 AM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXPAND THIS MORNING OVER
SOUTHEAST UTAH AND WESTERN COLORADO...BECOMING SCATTERED IN THE
WESTERN COLORADO HIGH COUNTRY. WETTING RAINS ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST
MOUNTAIN LOCATIONS. IN THE VALLEYS...BRIEF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL
ACCOMPANY THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALIZED GUSTS OF 30
TO 40 MPH. FREQUENT AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES
WILL ACCOMPANY THUNDERSTORMS.

LOCALIZED MUD DEBRIS FLOWS OR FALLING ROCKS WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
THOSE AREAS PRONE TO SUCH ACTIVITY...LIKE STEEP TERRAIN. MOST
STORM ACTIVITY WILL DIE DOWN BY MIDNIGHT...BUT ISOLATED STORMS
WILL LINGER THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

EXPECT SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
...PRIMARILY OVER THE MOUNTAINS EACH DAY DURING THE COMING WEEK.
A FEW STORMS WILL DRIFT OFF THE MOUNTAINS LATE IN THE DAY
PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF SHOWERS.

MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY IS EXPECTED TO BE A PARTICULARLY ACTIVE
PERIOD AS A DISTURBANCE OF TROPICAL ORIGIN SWEEPS OVER THE
FORECAST AREA. MOISTURE LEVELS ARE INDICATED TO INCREASE
SIGNIFICANTLY AND AS A RESULT MOST STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. THE STRONGEST STORMS COULD GENERATE
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AMOUNTS POSING AN INCREASED RISK OF FLASH
FLOODS AND MUD/DEBRIS FLOWS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO RELAY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OR ANY OBSERVED
FLOODING TO THE GRAND JUNCTION FORECAST OFFICE.

$$

TGJT




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