NWS: Flash flood watch in place through midnight for Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek burn scars

National Weather Service

Sept. 1, 2021, 10 a.m.: FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT.


The flash flood watch continues for

  • Portions of northwest Colorado, southwest Colorado and west
    central Colorado.
  • From 10 a.m. MDT this morning through this evening.
  • A system moving across the region in addition to monsoon moisture will support widespread showers and thunderstorms across the area late this morning through this evening. Stronger thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rain. This watch includes the Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek, Lake Christine and 416 Fire burn scars.
  • Burn scars and areas of steep terrain will be especially susceptible to heavy rainfall leading to quick runoff responses with debris and mud flows likely.
    Instructions: You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

NWS: Flash flood watch in place through midnight for Pine Gulch, Grizzly Creek burn scars