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 Post subject: 7/5 Flash Flood Watch
Post Posted: Jul 5, 2018 12:07 pm 
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From the National Weather Service

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1016 AM MDT Thu Jul 5 2018

Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Including the cities of Estes Park, Glendevey, Nederland,
Red Feather Lakes, Bailey, Central City, Evergreen, Georgetown,
Idaho Springs, Westcreek, Fairplay, Hartsel, Lake George,
and South Park
1016 AM MDT Thu Jul 5 2018


The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Front Range Foothills and Park
County, to include the fire burn areas of Four Mile, High Park
and Weston Pass, which will be very susceptible to flash

* From Noon until midnight tonight

* A very moist airmass will be in place across the region with
storms producing heavy rainfall of half an inch to 1 inch in an
hour. These storms are expected to form over areas that have
seen heavy rain in the last 24 hours or have recent fire burn
areas that have low flooding thresholds.

* This is a potentially dangerous situation and residents in the
Four Mile, High Park and Weston Pass burn areas should listen
for later statements and possible warnings.


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.

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