Teller County/Rampart Range above 7500fT/Pike's Peak Between 7500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:04 AM MDT on July 29, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch now in effect from noon MDT today through Wednesday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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...Baca County...Bent County...Crowley County...eastern Kiowa County...eastern Las Animas County... Huerfano County...Otero County...Prowers County...Pueblo County...western Kiowa County and western Las Animas County.

* From noon MDT today through Wednesday afternoon

* monsoon moisture will remain over southeast Colorado. At the surface...easterly upslope flow will enhance thunderstorm development over the mountains. Additional thunderstorms will develop over the plains through the late afternoon and overnight hours which may continue into Wednesday. Thunderstorms will be slow moving with rainfall rates of up to two inches per hour.

* Flooding of urban areas...creeks...arroyos and normally dry washes will be possible this afternoon through 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.

The Flash Flood Watch in effect for portions of south central Colorado and southeast Colorado tonight has been cancelled.