Central Colorado River Basin-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops Including the cities of Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Basalt, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Buford, and Trappers Lake
2:53 PM MDT Thu Jul 29 2021
Map of flash flood watch
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS INCLUDING THE GRIZZLY CREEK AND LAKE CHRISTINE BURN SCARS…
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include 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 Friday morning through Friday evening.
* Monsoonal moisture remains entrenched over portions of west central Colorado. This includes the Grizzly Creek and Lake Christine Fire Burn Areas 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.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.