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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:25 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


... The Arroyo and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until
400 PM MDT for south central Uintah and north central grand
counties...

At 223 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated the thunderstorms responsible
for the heavy rainfall had ended. However additional storms may
develop in the area over the next hour or so. Runoff from the
earlier rainfall may continue to cause Arroyo and small stream
flooding in the advisory area.

This includes the following streams and drainages... Hill Creek...
east Willow Creek... and Willow Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3974 10946 3933 10952 3933 10987 3975 10978


15


252 am MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon MDT today through this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From noon MDT today through midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms 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.




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:25 PM MDT on July 21, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 22, 2017


... The Arroyo and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until
400 PM MDT for south central Uintah and north central grand
counties...

At 223 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated the thunderstorms responsible
for the heavy rainfall had ended. However additional storms may
develop in the area over the next hour or so. Runoff from the
earlier rainfall may continue to cause Arroyo and small stream
flooding in the advisory area.

This includes the following streams and drainages... Hill Creek...
east Willow Creek... and Willow Creek.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3974 10946 3933 10952 3933 10987 3975 10978


15


252 am MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon MDT today through this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From noon MDT today through midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms 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.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory
Delaware - Excessive Heat Warning
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Florida - Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory
Iowa - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Air Quality Alert
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada -
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Warning
South Carolina - Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
West Virginia -
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
Wyoming - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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