NWS: Flash flood watch issued for Grizzly Creek burn area – extended until midnight

National Weather Service

Sept. 29, 2021, 3:29 p.m. – The flash flood watch has been extended until midnight.

Sept. 29, 2021, 8:10 a.m. – The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a flash flood watch until 6 p.m. 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.

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:

Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

NWS: Flash flood watch issued for Grizzly Creek burn area – extended until midnight