Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 1200 am MDT, Jul 24th 2021
Central Colorado River Basin-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain
Including the cities of Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Aspen, Vail, Snowmass, Buford, and Trappers Lake
323 AM MDT Fri Jul 23 2021
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING INCLUDING THE GRIZZLY CREEK BURN SCAR...
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northwest Colorado and
west central Colorado, including the following areas, in northwest
Colorado, Flat Tops. In west central Colorado, Central Colorado
River Basin and Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.
* From Noon MDT today through this evening.
* Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected again
across the upper Colorado River Valley and central mountains this
afternoon and evening. Storms will be capable of producing locally
heavy rainfall which will enhance the risk for localized flash
flooding. Rainfall amounts of half an inch to one inch in a short
duration will exacerbate flooding concerns in the watch area.
* The Grizzly Creek burn scar will be especially vulnerable to
additional heavy rainfall with debris and mud flows likely. Travel
along I-70 may continue to be disrupted.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
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