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Radar valid at 715 pm MDT, Jul 22nd 2021

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COC045-230115-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Garfield CO-
410 PM MDT Thu Jul 22 2021

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
South Central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* Until 715 PM MDT.

* At 410 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms north of Parachute over Parachute Creek. This will
cause small stream flooding. Between 0.7 and 1.3 inches of rain
have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Parachute and Battlement Mesa. This will also affect Interstate 70
near Parachute.

This includes the following streams and drainages...
Parachute Creek, Ben Good Creek, Pete and Bill Creek, Spring
Creek, Wallace Creek, Colorado River, Davis Gulch, Allenwater
Creek, Battlement Creek, and Alkali Creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.

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LAT...LON 3937 10813 3963 10817 3965 10805 3943 10796

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