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Colorado, Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:50 AM MDT on July 30, 2014

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 30, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

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.

* Through 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 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.

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Alabama - Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
American Samoa - Flash Flood Watch
California - Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Flood Warning
Georgia - Record Report
Guam - Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Illinois - Record Report
Indiana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Record Report
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Dense Fog Advisory
Nevada - Flash Flood Watch
New Mexico - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
New York - Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Ohio - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flash Flood Watch
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Record Report
South Dakota - Record Report
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Record Report
Washington - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report