NOAA logo  
alert map
Radar valid at 830 pm MDT, Aug 15th 2022

alert legend


Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
520 PM MDT Mon Aug 15 2022

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Southeastern Garfield County in west central Colorado...
North Central Gunnison County in west central Colorado...
Northwestern Pitkin County in west central Colorado...

* Until 830 PM MDT.

* At 520 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 1.5 inches of
rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.25 to 0.75
inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing
or expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.


IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Carbondale, Marble and Redstone.

This includes the following highways...
Colorado 133 between mile markers 43 and 66.


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

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Flooding is occurring or is imminent. It is important to know where
you are relative to streams, rivers, or creeks which can become
killers in heavy rains. Campers and hikers should avoid streams or


LAT...LON 3931 10735 3941 10727 3939 10716 3936 10721
3927 10714 3924 10721 3910 10710 3899 10710
3902 10725 3908 10725 3906 10729 3916 10730
3916 10725 3923 10732 3929 10730


iNWS is an experimental service intended for NWS core partners, including emergency managers, community leaders and other government agencies only.