Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike's Peak Between 7500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:54 PM MDT on July 30, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening...

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...Crowley County...eastern Las Animas County...Huerfano County...Otero County...Pueblo County and western Las Animas County.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* a very moist atmosphere is expected to remain in place across southern Colorado into this evening. At the surface...low level easterly winds are expected to enhance the development of showers and thunderstorms...especially along and near the southeastern Colorado mountains into this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are projected to be efficient rainfall producers...with localized rainfall rates up to two inches per hour anticipated. In addition...areas that received heavy rainfall over the past several days will be susceptible to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas...creeks...arroyos and normally dry washes will be possible into this evening 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.

Special Statement
Statement as of 5:13 PM MDT on July 30, 2014

...Significant weather advisory for northern Teller and west central El Paso counties until 545 PM MDT...

At 511 PM MDT...National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated showers over Divide...or 18 miles northwest of Colorado Springs...moving southeast at 25 mph.

Rainfall amounts 0f 0.10 up to 0.20 inches will be possible on the Waldo Canyon burn scar with this storm...however if this storm intensifies further then heavier amounts will be possible.

Locations impacted include... western Colorado Springs...Woodland Park...Air Force Academy... Manitou Springs...Green Mountain Falls...Pikes Peak...Chipita Park... Cascade...Divide and Crystola.

Lat...Lon 3893 10526 3908 10515 3897 10481 3875 10496 time...Mot...loc 2311z 294deg 22kt 3896 10512

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Local Storm Report

07/30/2014 0931 am

10 miles SSW of Pritchett, Baca County.

Heavy rain m1.62 inch, reported by cocorahs.

07/30/2014 0931 am

2 miles se of Springfield, Baca County.

Heavy rain m2.69 inch, reported by cocorahs.

07/30/2014 0928 am

Springfield, Baca County.

Heavy rain m2.93 inch, reported by cocorahs.

07/30/2014 0157 am

Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Several roads in Springfield flooded.

07/30/2014 0147 am

6 miles W of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

CR 19 just north of CR ff flooded and closed

07/30/2014 1255 am

1 miles SW of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Water flowing 5 feet deep and 3 feet wide across CR 24.6

07/30/2014 0157 am

Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Several roads in Springfield flooded.

07/30/2014 0147 am

6 miles W of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

CR 19 just north of CR ff flooded and closed

07/30/2014 1255 am

1 miles SW of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Water flowing 5 feet deep and 3 feet wide across CR 24.6

07/30/2014 0157 am

Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Several roads in Springfield flooded.

07/30/2014 0147 am

6 miles W of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

CR 19 just north of CR ff flooded and closed

07/30/2014 1255 am

1 miles SW of Springfield, Baca County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.

Water flowing 5 feet deep and 3 feet wide across CR 24.6

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 5:03 PM MDT on July 30, 2014

Pueblo high today................. 65 low this morning........... 62 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0.45 new lowest high. Previous was 67 set in 1925.

Colorado sprgs high today................. 62 low this morning........... 57 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 1.23

Alamosa high today................. 77 low this morning........... 49 pcpn past 24 hrs........... 0.08