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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Thursday July 28th, 2022 :: 02:11 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 10:00PM Friday

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Colorado and west central Colorado, including the following areas, in northwest Colorado, Flat Tops and Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus. In west central Colorado, Central Colorado River Basin, Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys, Grand and Battlement Mesas, Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide and West Elk and Sawatch Mountains.

* WHEN...Until 10 PM MDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. In addition, heavy rainfall over recent burn scars such as the Grizzly Creek Fire, Lake Christine Fire, Pine Gulch Fire, Pack Creek Fire, Ice Fire, 416 Fire and East Canyon Fire burn areas, among other smaller, more recent burn areas in the watch area.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Deep monsoonal moisture has spread across the region resulting in more widespread showers and thunderstorms. Heavy rain, flash flooding and debris flows will be possible, especially over recent burn scars and already saturated soils from recent rainfall.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU/DALLAS DIVIDE ... NORTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ... SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ... PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER ... FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER ... ANIMAS RIVER BASIN ... SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN ... SOUTHEAST UTAH ... LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS ... CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES

Instructions:

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

Address/Location
Dolores County Emergency Alert System
8477 Rd 7.7
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-677-2929

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Watch

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