NWS: Flash flood watch for Grizzly Creek Fire burn area

National Weather Service

Central Colorado River Basin-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops
234 PM MDT Sat Oct 2 2021

Map of flash flood watch area

FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE GRIZZLY CREEK FIRE BURN AREA IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

  • Flash Flood Watch for the Grizzly Creek Fire burn area in 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 8 PM MDT this evening.
  • National Weather Service Meteorologists are forecasting possible heavy rainfall over the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area, which may lead to flash flooding and debris flows.

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 Grizzly Creek Fire burn area