Gypsum, CO (81637)

7:39 PM MDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Porphyry Road | | Change Station

Elev 6286 ft 39.65 °N, 106.96 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

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Feels Like 62.8 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from West
Gusts 0.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 7000 ft
Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KEGE 220056Z AUTO 13013G23KT 10SM TS FEW070 SCT110 24/08 A3025 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB56 SLP180 T02390083
Pressure 30.06 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 7000 ft
Scattered Clouds 11000 ft
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 87%
Rainfall 0.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:30 PM
Waning Crescent, 3% visible
METAR KEGE 220056Z AUTO 13013G23KT 10SM TS FEW070 SCT110 24/08 A3025 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSB56 SLP180 T02390083

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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:19 PM MDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The urban and small stream flood advisory remains in effect until
900 PM MDT for central Garfield County...

At 714 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain continuing due to
showers and thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream
flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already
fallen. Travel will be impacted with the Colorado Department of
Transportation reporting Highway 325 was closed in both directions
north of Rifle (between mile markers 5 and 6) because of a mudslide
at 705 PM MDT.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Rifle and Silt.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Colorado near mile marker 97.
Colorado 13 between mile markers 3 and 6.
Colorado 325 between mile markers 5 and 6.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3971 10765 3954 10766 3955 10782 3972 10778


MS


638 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* flood advisory for...
east central Garfield County in west central Colorado...

* until 930 PM MDT

* at 636 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to slow
moving thunderstorms. Storms were moving very slowly east at 5
mph. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.

This includes Interstate 70 in Colorado between mile markers 111 and
127, including the Glenwood Canyon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

Please report flooding to the Grand Junction National Weather
Service office when you can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3972 10713 3958 10716 3954 10730 3954 10737
      3956 10743 3971 10737


Jdc


353 PM MDT Fri Jul 21 2017

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until midnight MDT
tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Colorado and Utah, including the following areas,
in Colorado, Animas river basin, central Colorado River Basin,
central Gunnison and Uncompahgre river basin, central Yampa
river basin, debeque to Silt corridor, Elkhead and park
mountains, Flat Tops, Four Corners/upper Dolores river, Gore
and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain valleys, Grand Valley,
grand and battlement mesas, lower Yampa river basin, northwest
San Juan Mountains, Paradox Valley/lower Dolores river, Roan
and tavaputs plateaus, San Juan river basin, southwest San
Juan Mountains, Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide, upper
Gunnison River Valley, upper Yampa river basin, and west Elk
and sawatch mountains. In Utah, arches/Grand Flat,
canyonlands/Natural Bridges, eastern Uinta Basin, eastern
Uinta Mountains, La Sal and Abajo Mountains, southeast Utah,
and tavaputs plateau.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some with heavy rain, are
expected over the watch area, developing by this afternoon and
continuing through late this evening.

* Flash flooding due to heavy rainfall is possible, especially
over already saturated soils and areas of steep terrain. Slot
canyons, burn scars, and normally dry streams, washes and
arroyos are most susceptible to flash flooding. Water can rise
quickly downstream of heavy rain, even when a thunderstorm is
miles away. Rock and mud slides, and high water flowing across
roads, are also possible which could impact travel.

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.