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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:51 PM MDT on July 29, 2014

Expires 1:15 AM EDT on July 30, 2014


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1115 PM MDT for
northeastern Delta and northeastern Mesa counties...

At 949 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated rainfall continuing over the
west Salt Creek landslide area. Radar also indicated over 1 inch of
rain having fallen on the landslide. Flash flooding is still
possible over the area so the warning will remain in effect.

Excessive rainfall over the warning area will cause mud slides near
steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock... mud... vegetation
and other loose materials.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Collbran... Grand Mesa... and the west Salt Creek landslide area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


Lat... Lon 3932 10783 3909 10776 3903 10789 3925 10799


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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:53 PM MDT on July 29, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 30, 2014


... The Flood Advisory will expire at 1100 PM MDT for south central
Garfield and north central Mesa counties...

The heavy rain has ended... and flooding is no longer expected to pose
a threat.

Lat... Lon 3962 10800 3921 10785 3919 10816 3955 10841


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825 PM MDT Tue Jul 29 2014

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
northwestern Gunnison County in west central Colorado...
western Pitkin County in central Colorado...
northeastern Delta County in west central Colorado...
southwestern Eagle County in central Colorado...
southeastern Garfield County in west central Colorado...
northeastern Mesa County in west central Colorado...

* until 1230 am MDT

* at 822 PM MDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Glenwood Springs... Rifle... Gypsum... Carbondale... New Castle...
Basalt... Orchard City... Silt... Cedaredge... Paonia... Parachute...
Hotchkiss... Mount Crested Butte... Collbran... Marble... Snowmass...
Battlement Mesa... Snowmass Village... Crested Butte and Emma.

* Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms and heavy rainshowers has caused
multiple Road closures due to flooding and also some mudslides
which has also closed roads. Rainfall will continue through
midnight with some locally heavy downpours at times increasing
flooding risks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.


Lat... Lon 3881 10812 3969 10814 3966 10691 3879 10688


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726 am MDT Tue Jul 29 2014

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from noon MDT today
through this evening...

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... Flattops... 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... eastern
Uinta Basin... eastern Uinta Mountains... La Sal and Abajo
Mountains and Tavaputs plateau.

* From noon MDT today through this evening

* flash flooding is possible this afternoon and evening due to
heavy rainfall from monsoonal moisture and another disturbance
that will move across northern and central Colorado and Utah.
Storms will also be slow moving further increasing flash
flooding risks.

* Debris and mud flows will be possible especially near old burn
scars. Normally dry washes and small streams may fill rapidly.

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.



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Record Report

Statement as of 4:00 AM MDT on July 29, 2014


... Record daily rainfall in Grand Junction...

As of 4:00 am Tuesday morning, 0.75 inches of rain has fallen at the
Grand Junction regional Airport. This sets a new record for daily
rainfall received on July 29 in Grand Junction, breaking the
previous record of 0.72 inches from 1908.


Local Storm Report



07/29/2014 0745 PM

13 miles W of Whitewater, Mesa County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding occurred 10 to 15 miles west of Whitewater on
            Highway 141





07/29/2014 0745 PM

Whitewater, Mesa County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Highway 141 closed near Whitewater due to flooding





07/29/2014 0741 PM

2 miles S of De Beque, Mesa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e50 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Strong winds along with torrential rain.





07/29/2014 0741 PM

2 miles S of De Beque, Mesa County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e50 mph, reported by trained spotter.


            Strong winds along with torrential rain.





07/29/2014 0653 PM

Loma, Mesa County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Very heavy downpours and 0.5 inch diameter hail. Very
            low visibilities.





07/29/2014 0653 PM

Loma, Mesa County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Very heavy downpours and 0.5 inch diameter hail. Very
            low visibilities.





07/29/2014 0700 am

2 miles ESE of Redlands, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m1.01 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour rainfall





07/29/2014 0800 am

1 miles WSW of grand juncti, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m1.13 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour rainfall





07/29/2014 0700 am

3 miles NNE of Skyway, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m1.32 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour rainfall





07/29/2014 0730 am

3 miles se of Redlands, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m2.12 inch, reported by cocorahs.


            24 hour precipitation





07/29/2014 0637 am

3 miles SSE of Redlands, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m0.71 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Overnight rainfall. Water ran high in normal drainage
            ditch but no problems noted.





07/29/2014 0410 am

Grand Junction, Mesa County.

Heavy rain m0.75 inch, reported by law enforcement.


            Mesa cty sh indicated several locations have received
            minor flooding within the Grand Junction area.



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