NWS: Flash Flood Watch

National Weather Service

3:04 PM, July 30
Alert: FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Colorado and west central Colorado, including the following areas, in northwest Colorado, Flat Tops in west central Colorado, Central Colorado River Basin and Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.

* Until midnight MDT tonight.

* Monsoonal moisture remains entrenched over portions of west central Colorado. This includes the Grizzly Creek and Lake Christine Fire Burn Scars as well as the Park and Gore Ranges, Flat Tops, Elk Mountains and Colorado River Basin and Central Mountain Valleys.

* Burn scars will be especially susceptible to heavy rainfall leading to quick runoff responses leading to debris and mud flows.

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of northwest Colorado and west central Colorado, including the following areas, in northwest Colorado, Flat Tops in west central Colorado, Central Colorado River Basin and Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.

* From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.

* Monsoonal moisture remains entrenched over portions of west central Colorado. This includes the Grizzly Creek and Lake Christine Fire Burn Scars as well as the Park and Gore Ranges, Flat Tops, Elk Mountains and Colorado River Basin and Central Mountain Valleys.

* Burn scars will be especially susceptible to heavy rainfall leading to quick runoff responses leading to debris and mud flows.

Instructions: You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Target area: Central Colorado River Basin, Flat Tops, Gore and Elk Mountains, central mountain valleys

NWS: Flash Flood Watch