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Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
Sunday August 7th, 2022 :: 04:05 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 07:15PM Sunday

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of southwest Colorado, including the following counties, La Plata and Montezuma.

* WHEN...Until 715 PM MDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 404 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Between 0.4 and 0.8 inches of rain have fallen. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... La Plata.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LA PLATA, CO ... MONTEZUMA, CO

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
730 E Driscoll St
Cortez, CO 81321

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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