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Colorado, Animas River Basin

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:34 AM MDT on August 23, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah... including the following
areas... in Colorado... Animas river basin... central Gunnison
and Uncompahgre River basin... Four Corners/upper Dolores
River... northwest San Juan Mountains... Paradox Valley/lower
Dolores River... San Juan River basin... southwest San Juan
Mountains and Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide. In Utah...
arches/Grand Flat... canyonlands/Natural Bridges... La Sal and
Abajo Mountains and southeast Utah.

* Until 10 PM MDT this evening

* showers and thunderstorms will continue to develop into the
evening. There is the potential that some storms will produce
excessively heavy rain in areas where soils are already
saturated.

* Flash flooding may occur in slot canyons... small streams and
normally dry washes. Heavy rainfall over steep terrain may also
trigger mud and rock slides. Flooding in urban areas with poor
drainage is also possible.

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.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:33 PM MDT on August 23, 2016


... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date provider
Avon 1.1 se 0.90 in 0900 am 08/23 cocorahs
Monticello 2.3 SW 0.77 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Monticello no. 2 0.61 in 0700 am 08/23 coop
Colorado National coop 0.60 in 0800 am 08/23 coop
4 E Dolores 0.59 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Slick Rock 1.3 N 0.43 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
1 NW Glade Park 0.42 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Durango spotter 0.42 in 0930 am 08/23 coop
ragged mtn 0.37 in 0535 am 08/23 cocorahs
Gunnison 0.37 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Gunnison coop 0.35 in 0800 am 08/23 coop
1 NW Fruita 0.34 in 1000 am 08/23 cocorahs
2 ESE Parlin 0.32 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Redvale 22.8 SW 0.31 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Gunnison 0.8 NNW 0.31 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Gunnison County Airport 0.30 in 0555 am 08/23 AWOS
Gunnison 6.6 N 0.29 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
9 S Silt 0.24 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Pagosa Springs 2.5 W 0.23 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Canyonlands Field Airport 0.20 in 1053 am 08/23 ASOS
Collbran 2sw 0.20 in 0800 am 08/23 coop
3 W Cattle Creek 0.17 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Fruita 4.5 NNE 0.17 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
1 NW Fruita 0.15 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Crested Butte 6.2 N 0.15 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Durango - La Plata County Ai 0.14 in 1053 am 08/23 ASOS
Doyleville 2.1 W 0.13 in 0740 am 08/23 cocorahs
Pagosa Springs 4.2 W 0.13 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Piedra g.S. 0.13 in 0200 PM 08/23 coop
2 se Moab 0.13 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Ignacio 6.9 NW 0.12 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
3 E Cattle Creek 0.12 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
pagosa Spring coop 0.12 in 0830 am 08/23 coop
Collbran 0.2 ESE 0.11 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
5 WNW Chromo 0.10 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Pitkin 1.1 SW 0.10 in 0657 am 08/23 cocorahs
Gypsum 0.10 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
3 W Cattle Creek 0.09 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Moab 1.3 NW 0.09 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Pagosa Springs 1.6 SSW 0.09 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Cedaredge 10.5 NNW 0.09 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Rio Grande rsvr nr.Ucn and c 0.08 in 0200 PM 08/23 coop
Cortez 7.8 WSW 0.07 in 0900 am 08/23 cocorahs
4 W Pagosa Springs 0.07 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Ignacio spotter 0.07 in 0700 am 08/23 coop
3 NNW Ridgway 0.06 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
2 WNW Cattle Creek 0.05 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Moab 3.7 ESE 0.05 in 0745 am 08/23 cocorahs
Durango 10 NNE 0.05 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Ridgway 0.04 in 0830 am 08/23 coop
Ouray 0.04 in 0707 am 08/23 cocorahs
Bayfield 5.6 NNE 0.04 in 0730 am 08/23 cocorahs
Trimble 0.04 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Grand Junction 4.1 W 0.03 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Mack 5 NW 0.03 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Carbondale 0.03 in 0515 am 08/23 cocorahs
Trimble 0.03 in 0828 am 08/23 cocorahs
Rifle Garfield County airpor 0.03 in 1053 am 08/23 ASOS
Redmesa 4.2 NW 0.03 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Eagle County regional airpor 0.03 in 0555 am 08/23 AWOS
Grand Junction 5.5 SW 0.03 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Hesperus 13.3 SSW 0.03 in 0730 am 08/23 cocorahs
4 W Toponas 0.03 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Norwood 1.4 W 0.03 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Durango 4.9 ESE 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
upper Colorado ntwk 0.02 in 0200 PM 08/23 coop
Taylor rvr blo tayor park rs 0.02 in 0200 PM 08/23 coop
Grand Junction 4.0 W 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
3 SSW Dolores 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Ruedi Reservoir 0.02 in 0215 PM 08/23 coop
2 N Ignacio 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
1 NW Yellow Jacket 0.02 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Montrose 10.1 S 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Bayfield 0.6 WSW 0.02 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Steamboat Springs. Upper col 0.01 in 1015 am 08/23 coop
17 W Glade Park 0.01 in 0800 am 08/23 coop
Gypsum 1.9 SSW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
1 E Cortez 0.01 in 0800 am 08/23 cocorahs
Palisade coop 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 coop
Montrose 7.3 ENE 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Grand Junction 3.9 WSW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
1 E Redlands 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Mesa Verde National Park coo 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 coop
Telluride Regional Airport 0.01 in 0555 am 08/23 AWOS
Rifle .96 NNW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Fruitvale 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Grand Junction 3.9 SSE 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
Durango 4.8 WSW 0.01 in 0700 am 08/23 cocorahs
canyonland-the neck 0.01 in 0745 am 08/23 coop
1 E Vallecito 0.01 in 0200 PM 08/23 NWS

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.


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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Public Information Statement
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Warning
New Jersey - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Record Report
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Dakota - Fire Weather Warning
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
Washington - Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report

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