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Colorado, Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:11 PM MDT on July 28, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2014


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

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... eastern San Juan
Mountains... Fremont County... La Garita Mountains... northern
Sangre de Cristo Mountains... southern Sangre de Cristo
Mountains... upper Rio Grande Valley... Wet Mountain Valley and
Wet Mountains. In southeast Colorado... Baca County... Bent
County... Crowley County... eastern Las Animas County... Huerfano
County... Otero County... Pueblo County and western Las Animas
County.

* Until midnight MDT tonight

* monsoon moisture and moist easterly upslope flow will trigger
another round of slow moving thunderstorms this afternoon and
evening. Rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour will be
possible with the stronger storms which may quickly lead to
flash flooding.

* Flooding of urban areas... creeks... arroyos and normally dry
washes will be possible this afternoon and evening. Heavy
rainfall which occurred yesterday may keep flows high in some
of the creeks and streams... and any additional rainfall today
may cause localized flooding at times. Heavy rainfall on burn
scars may result in dangerous mud and ash flows.

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 9:36 AM MDT on July 28, 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

********************storm total rainfall********************

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

Colorado

... El Paso County...
   2 SSE security 1.53 700 am 7/28 USGS
   2 WNW Colorado Sprin 1.39 848 PM 7/27 in the last 36 minutes
   4 SSE Fountain 1.06 900 PM 7/27 in past 25 minutes
   2 se midway 1.03 845 PM 7/27 in past 30 minutes
   2 NNE security 0.71 700 am 7/28 NWS employee
   4 W Ellicott 0.44 558 am 7/28 trained spotter
   3 NE Manitou Springs 0.28 1000 PM 7/27 trained spotter
   4 SSE Air Force acad 0.25 825 PM 7/27 trained spotter

... Las Animas County...
   7 SSE Thatcher 2.23 930 am 7/28 USGS
   4 S Spanish Peaks 1.52 300 PM 7/27 co-op observer
   11 E Thatcher 1.35 932 am 7/28 USGS
   15 E model 1.02 932 am 7/28 USGS
   12 ESE Thatcher 0.95 933 am 7/28 USGS

... Pueblo County...
   3 SW Pueblo West 2.34 1200 am 7/28 NWS employee
   2 SW Pueblo West 1.86 1228 am 7/28 NWS employee
   3 N Pueblo Reservoir 1.55 1200 am 7/28 NWS employee

... Teller County...
   1 NNE Woodland Park 0.38 730 PM 7/27 trained spotter
   Woodland Park 0.30 722 PM 7/27 in past 10 minutes


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