Flash Flood *Warning* - NE, N&W Park County

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Flash Flood *Warning* - NE, N&W Park County

Post by ParkBull » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:26 pm

Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 3:19 PM MDT Jul. 5, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Denver Colorado has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
southwestern Douglas County in northeastern Colorado...
southwestern Jefferson County in central Colorado...

* until 615 PM MDT.

* At 314 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain over southern Jefferson and southwestern Douglas
counties. The storms producing the heavy rainfall are moving
slowly north at 5 mph. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Doppler radar estimates have indicated that up to 1.5 inches of
rain has fallen since 2:20 PM MDT. Heavy rain is continuing.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
cheesman Reservoir, Wellington Lake and Deckers.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Heavy rainfall will cause flash flooding of small creeks, streams,
and ditches in the Hayman burn area. Some drainage basins affected by
excessive runoff include Fourmile creek, Goose Creek, Sixmile Creek,
Trail Creek, Turkey Creek, West Creek, and other tributaries of the
South Platte River. Rock slides or debris flows can also be expected
across rural roads.

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