Alert: Flash Flood Watch issued September 30 at 2:58PM MDT expiring October 3 at 9:00AM MDT by NWS Grand Junction CO

Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Grand Junction CO
Issued: 2018-09-30T14:58:00-06:00
Expires: 2018-10-01T03:00:00-06:00
Description: The National Weather Service in GRAND JUNCTION has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southwest Colorado and west
central Colorado, including the following areas. In southwest
Colorado, the Northwest and Southwest San Juan Mountains,
including the 416 and Burro fire burn scars. In west central
Colorado, the Bull Draw fire burn scar on the Uncompahgre
Plateau.

* From Tuesday morning through Wednesday morning with periodic
breaks in rainfall expected.

* Tropical moisture associated with the remnants of Hurricane Rosa
will surge northeast into southwest Colorado beginning early
Tuesday providing scattered to numerous showers and
thunderstorms that will produce heavy rainfall. 1 to 2 inches
of rain are expected with localized areas of 4 inches. These
rainfall totals may lead to flash flooding, mud slides, and
debris flows.

* Residents near any burn scars, especially the 416, Burro, and
Bull Draw fires, slot canyons, or normally dry washes should
prepare for potential flooding impacts on Tuesday. Be sure to
stay up to date with the latest information from local
authorities.

Instruction: 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.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Possible
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Northwestern San Juan Mountains; Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide; Southwest San Juan Mountains

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3141702-2770865
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings