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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
145 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

COC067-083-062215-
/O.CON.KGJT.FA.Y.0050.000000T0000Z-150706T2215Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LA PLATA CO-MONTEZUMA CO-
145 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

...THE SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM MDT
FOR CENTRAL LA PLATA AND EAST CENTRAL MONTEZUMA COUNTIES...

AT 141 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY
AREA. AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

THIS ADVISORY INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...
JUNCTION CREEK...LA PLATA RIVER...BUCK CREEK...CHERRY CREEK...
DEADWOOD CREEK... ROARING FORKS CREEK...EAST MANCOS RIVER...LITTLE
BEAR CREEK...FALLS CREEK...TIRBIRCIO CREEK...WEST MANCOS RIVER...
SOUTH FORK HERMOSA CREEK...BOREN CREEK...ANIMAS RIVER...LIGHTNER
CREEK...MIDDLE MANCOS RIVER...SILVER CREEK...HAY GULCH...BEAR
CREEK...CASTLE CREEK...CLEAR CREEK...BASIN CREEK...HERMOSA CREEK...
COTTONWOOD CREEK...NO BUCK CREEK...LONG HOLLOW...LEWIS CREEK...
STARVATION CREEK...GRINDSTONE CREEK AND SOUTH FORK LIGHTNER CREEK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. 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 3744 10785 3732 10787 3723 10800 3736 10820
      3754 10808

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NL




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
531 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-071200-
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-
531 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

MORE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ON TAP TODAY. PLENTY OF MOISTURE
REMAINS IN THE ATMOSPHERE SO HEAVY RAIN AND SOME GUSTY WINDS
CERTAINLY POSSIBLE TODAY AND TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

AFTERNOON AND EVENING CONVECTION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY
BEFORE A DRYING TREND KICKS IN. TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY LOOK TO BE
THE WETTEST DAYS. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN FOR THE WEEKEND BRINGING
A RETURN TO MORE DRIER WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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