NWS: Flash Flood Watch for Central Mountains and western Colorado

National Weather Service

Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Grand and Battlement Mesas-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-Tavaputs Plateau-La Sal and
Abajo Mountains-
Including the cities of Rio Blanco, Skyway, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, Trappers Lake, Ridgway, Glade Park, Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, and Monticello
1:25 PM MDT Sun Aug 1 2021

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

Map of Flash Flood Watch area

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of Colorado and Utah.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening.

* Monsoonal moisture remains entrenched over much of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah and another round of heavy rain producing thunderstorms is expected this afternoon and evening.
This watch includes the Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch, Pack Creek, Lake Christine, 416 and the East Canyon Fire burn scars.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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

Additionally: The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Colorado and Utah.

* From Monday afternoon through Monday evening.

* A disturbance moving across the region in addition to monsoonal moisture entrenched across much of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah will support strong thunderstorms capable of producing heavy
rainfall Monday afternoon and evening. This watch includes the Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch, Pack Creek, Lake Christine, 416 and the East Canyon Fire burn scars.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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

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National Weather Service

Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Grand and Battlement Mesas-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-Tavaputs Plateau-La Sal and Abajo Mountains –
Including the cities of Rio Blanco, Skyway, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Crested Butte, Taylor Park, Marble, Buford, Trappers Lake, Ridgway, Glade Park, Telluride, Ouray, Lake City, Silverton, Rico, Hesperus, and Monticello
3:05 AM MDT Sun Aug 1 2021

Map of Flash Flood Watch area

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH 9 PM THIS EVENING.

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Colorado and Utah.

* From noon MDT today through this evening.

* Monsoonal moisture remains entrenched over much of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah and another round of heavy rain producing thunderstorms is expected this afternoon and evening. This watch includes the Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch, Pack Creek, Lake Christine, 416 and the East Canyon Fire Burn Scars.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

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

NWS: Flash Flood Watch for Central Mountains and western Colorado