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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Monday August 15th, 2022 :: 10:37 a.m. MDT

Advisory

Flood Watch until 12:00AM Tuesday

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Colorado and Utah, including the following areas, in southwest Colorado, Four Corners/Upper Dolores River and Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River. In Utah, Arches/Grand Flat, Canyonlands/Natural Bridges, La Sal and Abajo Mountains and Southeast Utah.

* WHEN...Through late this evening.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of arroyos, creeks, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Low-water crossings may be flooded or possibly washed out.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Portions of southwest Colorado and southeast Utah have received heavy rainfall and experienced flooding the past few days. Additional strong thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are anticipated to form again today increasing the threat of flash flooding.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER ... FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER ... SOUTHEAST UTAH ... ARCHES/GRAND FLAT ... 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.

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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