Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 1000 pm MDT, Aug 2nd 2021
Central Colorado River Basin-Upper Gunnison River Valley-Paradox
Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Including the cities of Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs,
Carbondale, Basalt, Gunnison, Cimarron, Gateway, and Nucla
306 AM MDT Mon Aug 2 2021
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH 10 PM
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of southwest Colorado and
west central Colorado, including the following areas, in southwest
Colorado, Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River. In west central
Colorado, Central Colorado River Basin and Upper Gunnison River
* From Noon MDT today through this evening.
* A disturbance moving across the region in addition to monsoonal
moisture entrenched across much of Western Colorado and Eastern
Utah will support strong thunderstorms capable of producing heavy
rainfall this afternoon and evening. This watch includes the
Grizzly Creek, Pine Gulch, Pack Creek, Lake Christine, 416 and the
East Canyon Fire Burn Scars.
* Burn scars will be especially susceptible to heavy rainfall
leading to quick runoff responses with debris and mud flows likely.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
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