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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:38 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* flood advisory for...
east central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 930 PM MDT

* at 636 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow
moving thunderstorms. Storms were moving very slowly east at 5
mph. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.

This includes Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 111 and
127, including the Glenwood Canyon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Please report flooding to the Grand Junction National Weather
Service office when you can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3972 10713 3958 10716 3954 10730 3954 10737
      3956 10743 3971 10737


Jdc


608 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 900 PM MDT

* at 607 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to a strong
thunderstorm. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. At least one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rifle and Silt.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado near mile marker 97.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 3 and 6.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3971 10765 3954 10766 3955 10782 3972 10778


MS


353 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, central Yampa
river basin, debeque to Silt corridor, Elkhead and park
mountains, Flat Tops, Four Corners/upper Dolores river, Gore
and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys, Grand Valley,
grand and battlement mesas, lower Yampa river basin, northwest
San Juan Mountains, Paradox Valley/lower Dolores river, Roan
and tavaputs plateaus, San Juan river basin, southwest San
Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide, upper
Gunnison River Valley, upper Yampa river basin, and west Elk
and sawatch mountains. In Utah, arches/Grand Flat,
canyonlands/Natural Bridges, eastern Uinta Basin, eastern
Uinta Mountains, La Sal and Abajo Mountains, southeast Utah,
and tavaputs plateau.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are
expected over the watch area, developing by this afternoon and
continuing through late this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Slot
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement

Statement as of 6:34 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 9:15 PM EDT on July 21, 2017


... Significant weather advisory for east central Garfield County
until 715 PM MDT...

At 634 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Glenwood Springs. This storm was nearly stationary.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.

This includes Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 114 and
127.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3954 10737 3963 10739 3973 10715 3957 10716
      3955 10728
time... Mot... loc 0034z 271deg 3kt 3959 10732


Jdc

634 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for east central Garfield County
until 715 PM MDT...

At 634 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Glenwood Springs. This storm was nearly stationary.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.

This includes Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 114 and
127.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3954 10737 3963 10739 3973 10715 3957 10716
      3955 10728
time... Mot... loc 0034z 271deg 3kt 3959 10732


Jdc


600 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for south central Garfield County
until 645 PM MDT...

At 559 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rifle, or 22 miles west of Glenwood Springs, moving south at 10 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Rifle and Silt.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 83 and 100.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 1 and 10.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3941 10760 3945 10794 3970 10783 3968 10760
time... Mot... loc 2359z 008deg 7kt 3962 10774


Jdc

600 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Significant weather advisory for south central Garfield County
until 645 PM MDT...

At 559 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Rifle, or 22 miles west of Glenwood Springs, moving south at 10 mph.

Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Rifle and Silt.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 83 and 100.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 1 and 10.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead to
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


Lat... Lon 3941 10760 3945 10794 3970 10783 3968 10760
time... Mot... loc 2359z 008deg 7kt 3962 10774


Jdc


Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 6:38 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* flood advisory for...
east central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 930 PM MDT

* at 636 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow
moving thunderstorms. Storms were moving very slowly east at 5
mph. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.

This includes Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 111 and
127, including the Glenwood Canyon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Please report flooding to the Grand Junction National Weather
Service office when you can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3972 10713 3958 10716 3954 10730 3954 10737
      3956 10743 3971 10737


Jdc


608 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* urban and small stream flood advisory for...
central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 900 PM MDT

* at 607 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to a strong
thunderstorm. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in
the advisory area. At least one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rifle and Silt.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado near mile marker 97.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 3 and 6.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3971 10765 3954 10766 3955 10782 3972 10778


MS


353 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, central Yampa
river basin, debeque to Silt corridor, Elkhead and park
mountains, Flat Tops, Four Corners/upper Dolores river, Gore
and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys, Grand Valley,
grand and battlement mesas, lower Yampa river basin, northwest
San Juan Mountains, Paradox Valley/lower Dolores river, Roan
and tavaputs plateaus, San Juan river basin, southwest San
Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide, upper
Gunnison River Valley, upper Yampa river basin, and west Elk
and sawatch mountains. In Utah, arches/Grand Flat,
canyonlands/Natural Bridges, eastern Uinta Basin, eastern
Uinta Mountains, La Sal and Abajo Mountains, southeast Utah,
and tavaputs plateau.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are
expected over the watch area, developing by this afternoon and
continuing through late this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Slot
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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