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Radar valid at 845 pm MDT, Jul 25th 2021

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COC045-077-260245-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
651 PM MDT Sun Jul 25 2021

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
The Pine Gulch Fire Burn Area in...
Southwestern Garfield County in west central Colorado...
North Central Mesa County in west central Colorado...

* Until 845 PM MDT.

* At 651 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over the Pine Gulch Fire Burn Area. The expected
rainfall rate is 0.5 to 1 inch in 1 hour. Flash flooding is
ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow
moving through the Pine Gulch Burn area. The debris flow can consist
of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials.

HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms
producing flash flooding in and around the Pine Gulch
Fire Burn Area.

SOURCE...Radar.

IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around
the Pine Gulch Fire Burn Area.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
mainly rural areas of Southwestern Garfield and North Central Mesa
Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause
extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and
ditches in the Pine Gulch Fire Burn Area. Severe debris flows can
also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed
away in places. If you encounter flood waters...climb to safety.

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

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LAT...LON 3936 10866 3937 10866 3939 10865 3940 10870
3944 10876 3943 10878 3946 10879 3951 10875
3953 10861 3951 10838 3949 10832 3942 10827
3939 10837 3937 10840 3937 10841 3936 10842
3932 10851 3929 10853 3929 10858

FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
EXPECTED RAINFALL...0.5-1 INCH IN 1 HOUR

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