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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:44 PM MDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:44 PM MDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... 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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