Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

 

Flash Flood Watch

 

 

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
350 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

HEAVY RAINFALL INTO THIS EVENING

A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE IS PROJECTED TO REMAIN IN PLACE OVER THE MAJORITY OF SOUTHERN COLORADO INTO THIS EVENING. UPSLOPE FLOW IN COMBINATION WITH ABUNDANT ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE WILL ALLOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO DEVELOP OVER SOUTHERN COLORADO TODAY... ESPECIALLY DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS....

NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8000 AND 11000 FT- NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET- SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT- SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT- NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT- WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT- WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET- WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT- WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-


FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.....

* THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES

* FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...CREEKS...ARROYOS AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES WILL BE POSSIBLE INTO THIS EVENING. HEAVY RAINFALL ON BURN SCARS MAY RESULT IN DANGEROUS MUD AND ASH FLOWS. HIGH FLOWS MAY OCCUR ON AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS DUE TO INCREASED RUNOFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

 

 

 

- Current Crestone Condiations -

 

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