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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:16 PM MDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Montezuma County in southwestern Colorado...

* until 815 PM MDT.

* At 510 PM MDT a trained weather spotter reported heavy rain and
street flooding in Cortez. Additional locations near Cortez are
also prone to urban and small stream flooding from thunderstorms
in the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cortez.

This includes the following highways...
U.S. Highway 491 in Colorado between mile markers 27 and 31.
U.S. Highway 160 in Colorado between mile markers 29 and 46.
Colorado 145 between mile markers 1 and 6, and near mile marker 14.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report flooding to the Grand Junction National Weather Service
office when you can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3749 10839 3740 10839 3730 10849 3721 10857
      3723 10868 3739 10866 3745 10853


Jrp


244 PM MDT Mon Jul 16 2018

... Flash Flood Watch for the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La
Plata County remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...
... Flash Flood Watch for the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La
Plata County in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La Plata County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight and from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening

* National Weather Service meteorologists are forecasting the
possibility of heavy rainfall over the 416 fire burn scar,
which may lead to flash flooding and debris flows.

* The potential for heavy rainfall over the 416 wildfire burn
scar is of particular concern due to the threat of debris
flows and flash flooding. Residents near this wildfire burn
scar and along the Highway 550 corridor near Hermosa should
prepare for potential flooding impacts. Elsewhere, be prepared
for flash flooding and debris flows on many area highways and
roads. Be sure to stay up to date with information from local
authorities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Local emergency services are monitoring the situation and will
issue a public statement as conditions warrant. Plan now so you
will know what to do in an emergency. Keep informed by listening
to local radio and television for statements and possible
warnings. Follow the advice of public safety officials and be
prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.





Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:16 PM MDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Montezuma County in southwestern Colorado...

* until 815 PM MDT.

* At 510 PM MDT a trained weather spotter reported heavy rain and
street flooding in Cortez. Additional locations near Cortez are
also prone to urban and small stream flooding from thunderstorms
in the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Cortez.

This includes the following highways...
U.S. Highway 491 in Colorado between mile markers 27 and 31.
U.S. Highway 160 in Colorado between mile markers 29 and 46.
Colorado 145 between mile markers 1 and 6, and near mile marker 14.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

Please report flooding to the Grand Junction National Weather Service
office when you can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3749 10839 3740 10839 3730 10849 3721 10857
      3723 10868 3739 10866 3745 10853


Jrp


244 PM MDT Mon Jul 16 2018

... Flash Flood Watch for the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La
Plata County remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...
... Flash Flood Watch for the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La
Plata County in effect from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the 416 fire burn scar in northwest La Plata County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight and from Tuesday afternoon through
Tuesday evening

* National Weather Service meteorologists are forecasting the
possibility of heavy rainfall over the 416 fire burn scar,
which may lead to flash flooding and debris flows.

* The potential for heavy rainfall over the 416 wildfire burn
scar is of particular concern due to the threat of debris
flows and flash flooding. Residents near this wildfire burn
scar and along the Highway 550 corridor near Hermosa should
prepare for potential flooding impacts. Elsewhere, be prepared
for flash flooding and debris flows on many area highways and
roads. Be sure to stay up to date with information from local
authorities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Local emergency services are monitoring the situation and will
issue a public statement as conditions warrant. Plan now so you
will know what to do in an emergency. Keep informed by listening
to local radio and television for statements and possible
warnings. Follow the advice of public safety officials and be
prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.





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