National Weather Service
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
620 PM MDT Mon Jun 27 2022
Map of flash flood warning area
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a
- Flash Flood Warning for…
The Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area in…
Western Eagle County in west central Colorado…
East Central Garfield County in west central Colorado…
- Until 915 PM MDT.
- At 620 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms and stronger
showers producing heavy rain over the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn
Area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.
Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow
moving through the Glenwood Canyon area. The debris flow can consist
of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose materials.
HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms
producing flash flooding in and around the Grizzly
Creek Fire Burn Area.
IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of areas in and around
the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area.
- Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Glenwood Springs and Shoshone.
This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause
extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks…streams…and
ditches in the Grizzly Creek Fire Burn Area. Severe debris flows can
also be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed
away in places. If you encounter flood waters…climb to safety.
Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.