Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

 

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Flash Flood Watch

URGENT - Flood Watch
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1113 PM MDT Sun Jul 22 2018

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

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the burn scars and urban areas across the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountains Monday afternoon and evening

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for area burn scars in the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountains including Junkins, Spring and Hayden Pass burn scars.

* From Monday afternoon through Monday evening

* Upslope flow and monsoon moisture will result in scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across the eastern mountains. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible with newer burn scars most at risk for experiencing flash flooding should a thunderstorm impact these areas.

* Dangerous flash flooding and debris flows will be possible in or near recent burn scars. Flash flooding can occur with as little as 0.30 inches of rain in a short period of time.

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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