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Radar valid at 430 pm MDT, Aug 21st 2022

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COC037-045-212230-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
146 PM MDT Sun Aug 21 2022

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has extended the

* 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 430 PM MDT.

* At 146 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area. 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.

SOURCE...Radar.

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, Shoshone and Dotsero.

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 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 3965 10711
3966 10702 3963 10701 3960 10709 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

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