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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:56 AM MDT on July 30, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Colorado...south central Colorado and southeast Colorado...including the following areas...in east central Colorado...El Paso County and Teller County and the Rampart Range. In south central Colorado...Fremont County... northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains...southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains...Wet Mountain Valley and Wet Mountains. In southeast Colorado...Crowley County...eastern Las Animas County...Huerfano County...Otero County...Pueblo County and western Las Animas County.

* Until 9 PM MDT this evening

* a very moist atmosphere is expected to remain in place across southern Colorado into this evening. At the surface...low level easterly winds are expected to enhance the development of showers and thunderstorms...especially along and near the southeastern Colorado mountains into this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are projected to be efficient rainfall producers...with localized rainfall rates up to two inches per hour anticipated. In addition...areas that received heavy rainfall over the past several days will be susceptible to flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas...creeks...arroyos and normally dry washes will be possible into this evening Wednesday. 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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:41 am MDT on July 30, 2014

The following are preliminary observations for the storm that has been affecting our region. This summary is also available on our webpage http://www.Weather.Gov/Pueblo

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Location storm total time/date comments rainfall of /inches/ measurement

Colorado

...Baca County... Springfield 2.93 928 am 7/30 cocorahs 2 se Springfield 2.69 931 am 7/30 cocorahs 10 SSW Pritchett 1.62 931 am 7/30 cocorahs

...El Paso County... 3 WSW Colorado Sprin 1.64 945 PM 7/29 NWS employee 3 SW Colorado Spring 1.41 816 PM 7/29 0.70 since 745 PM 4 W Ellicott 1.22 538 am 7/30 trained spotter 4 WSW Falcon 1.00 927 PM 7/29 broadcast media 4 NNE Colorado Sprin 0.78 931 PM 7/29 Emergency Mngr 3 NE Manitou Springs 0.68 650 PM 7/29 in past 40 minutes

...Kiowa County... 1 E Eads 6.21 917 am 7/30 cocorahs Eads 5.64 831 PM 7/29 trained spotter 6 ESE Eads 4.25 926 am 7/30 cocorahs N Towner 3.11 925 am 7/30 cocorahs 17 SW Eads 2.49 925 am 7/30 cocorahs 5 N Haswell 2.03 927 am 7/30 cocorahs

...Prowers County... 10 N Lamar 3.90 938 am 7/30 cocorahs 4 NE Lamar 3.44 939 am 7/30 cocorahs 7 N Lamar 3.00 932 PM 7/29 trained spotter 12 NNW Two Buttes 2.85 932 am 7/30 cocorahs 12 N Two Buttes 2.60 936 am 7/30 cocorahs 14 NNW Two Buttes 2.50 937 am 7/30 cocorahs 11 S Holly 2.44 938 am 7/30 cocorahs 10 NNW Two Buttes 2.36 935 am 7/30 cocorahs

...Pueblo County... 1 S Beulah 0.65 945 PM 7/29 in the past 40 minutes

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