Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 12:30 PM MDT on July 29, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Colorado...south central Colorado and southeast Colorado...including the following areas...in east central Colorado...El Paso County and Teller County and the Rampart Range. In south central Colorado...Fremont County... northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains...southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains...Wet Mountain Valley and Wet Mountains. In southeast Colorado...Baca County...Bent County...Crowley County...eastern Kiowa County...eastern Las Animas County... Huerfano County...Otero County...Prowers County...Pueblo County...western Kiowa County and western Las Animas County.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* monsoon moisture will remain over southeast Colorado. At the surface...easterly upslope flow will enhance thunderstorm development over the mountains. Additional thunderstorms will develop over the plains through the late afternoon and overnight hours which may continue into Wednesday. Thunderstorms will be slow moving with rainfall rates of up to two inches per hour.

* Flooding of urban areas...creeks...arroyos and normally dry washes will be possible this afternoon through Wednesday. Heavy rainfall on burn scars may result in dangerous mud and ash flows. High flows may occur on area streams and rivers due to increased runoff.

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.

The Flash Flood Watch in effect for portions of south central Colorado and southeast Colorado tonight has been cancelled.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:57 PM MDT on July 29, 2014

Pueblo high today................. 82 low this morning........... 63 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0

Colorado sprgs high today................. 78 low this morning........... 57 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0.03

Alamosa high today................. 73 low this morning........... 49 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0.19

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