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Town of Center, CO
Monday July 11th, 2022 :: 03:17 p.m. MDT


Flash Flood Warning until 06:15PM Monday

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... The Hayden Pass Burn Scar in... Southwestern Fremont County in central Colorado... Northeastern Saguache County in central Colorado...

* Until 615 PM MDT.

* At 316 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Hayden Pass Burn Scar. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 0.5 to 1 inch in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the warning area will cause mud slides near steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding in and around the Hayden Pass Burn Scar. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around the Hayden Pass Burn Scar.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Hayden Pass Burn Scar. This includes the following high risk locations... Cutty's Resort On Hayden Creek Road and Big Cottonwood Creek along County Road 40. This includes the following streams and drainages... Piney Creek, San Luis Creek, Big Cottonwood Creek, Little Cottonwood Creek, Oak Creek, Hayden Pass Creek, Arkansas River and Middle Prong Hayden Creek.



This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and ditches in the Hayden Pass Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety. Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Town of Center, CO
294 S Worth St
Center, CO 81125

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 719-754-3497

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flash Flood Warning

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