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Gunnison County, Colorado
Wednesday July 21st, 2010 :: 09:51 a.m. MDT

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..FLASH FLOOD WATCH SOUTHEAST UTAH AND SOUTHWEST COLORADO FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF COLORADO AND UTAH...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN COLORADO...ANIMAS RIVER BASIN...CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN...FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER...NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER...SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN...
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE...UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY AND WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS. IN UTAH...ARCHES/GRAND FLAT...CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES...LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHEAST UTAH.

* FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE THE SOILS ARE SATURATED...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS FLOODED ROADS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.
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Address/Location
Gunnison County, Colorado
200 E Virginia Ave
Gunnison, CO 81230

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-641-0248

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - Grand Junction
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