Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 500 pm MDT, Jul 5th 2022
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
313 PM MDT Tue Jul 5 2022
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
The Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area in...
Western Eagle County in west central Colorado...
East Central Garfield County in west central Colorado...
* Until 500 PM MDT.
* At 313 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over the Grizzly Creek 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 Glenwood Canyon 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 Grizzly
Creek Fire Burn Area.
IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around
the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.
This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause
extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks...streams...and
ditches in the Grizzly Creek 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.
LAT...LON 3965 10722 3967 10720 3965 10713 3962 10712
3961 10714 3960 10711 3958 10708 3957 10711
3955 10714 3954 10720 3954 10724 3956 10731
3963 10729 3963 10726 3964 10725
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...0.5-1 INCH IN 1 HOUR
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