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Town of Center, CO
Monday August 1st, 2022 :: 04:44 p.m. MDT


Flash Flood Warning until 07:45PM 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... Northwestern Custer County in southeastern Colorado...

* Until 745 PM MDT.

* At 443 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 1 to 2 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts up to 0.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow moving through the Cottonwood Creek, Little Cottonwood Creek, Butter Creek, Wolf Creek. The debris flow 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, Big Cottonwood Creek along County Road 40 and Cottonwood Creek at County Road 39 and Highway 50.



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. Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains will likely trigger rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep terrain, especially in and around these areas. Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or creeks.

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

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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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