Evacuations and flash flood warning in Eagle County near Basalt

Evacuation center location
2019-08-04 19:55:25 MDT 

Pitkin Community Alert for the Basalt/El Jebel, Frying Pan Valley area(s): Evacuation center for Lake Christine flooding and debris flow is the Eagle County building near Crown Mountain Park.

El centro de evacuación por inundación y flujo de escombros en el lago Christine es el edificio del condado de Eagle cerca de Crown Mountain Park.

Flash Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
758 PM MDT Sun Aug 4 2019
Eagle CO-Pitkin CO-
758 PM MDT Sun Aug 4 2019

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM MDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN EAGLE AND NORTH CENTRAL PITKIN COUNTIES…

At 753 PM MDT, local law enforcement reported flash flooding and
mudslides along Frying Pan Road east of Basalt. Up to one inch of
rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Frying Pan Road east of Basalt on the Lake Christine Fire Burn Scar.

LAT…LON 3934 10677 3935 10689 3937 10703 3940 10699
3942 10698 3939 10677

Flash Flood Warning – National Weather Service
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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
637 PM MDT Sun Aug 4 2019

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Southwestern Eagle County in west central Colorado…
North central Pitkin County in west central Colorado…

* Until 930 PM MDT.

* At 634 PM MDT, local law enforcement officials reported two
mudslides approximately 1.5 miles up Frying Pan Road east of
Basalt. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Frying Pan Road east of Basalt.

Excessive rainfall over the warned area will cause mud slides near
steep terrain. The mud slide can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and
other loose materials.

LAT…LON 3934 10677 3935 10689 3937 10703 3940 10699
3942 10698 3939 10677

2019-08-04 6:14 MDT
Pitkin emergency alert for the Basalt/El Jebel, Frying Pan Valley area(s): 

Active Flooding from Lake Christine Burn Scar Flooding

All persons on Pinion Road and & Cedar Drive above Pinion Road in Basalt – climb or drive to higher ground NOW. Active flooding and debris flows in area.

Todas las personas en Pinion Road y Cedar Drive sobre Pinion Road en Basalt – suban o manejen a un terreno más alto AHORA. Inundaciones activas y escombros fluyen en el área.

Frying Pan Road closed
2019-08-04 18:39:39 MDT 

Pitkin Community Traffic Alert – Frying Pan Road is CLOSED due to multiple debris flows and water over the road. Do NOT attempt to access Frying Pan Road. Crews are working to clear debris and reach trapped persons. Expected length of this event is unknown. Updates will be sent as conditions warrant.

Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District Facebook updates

Evacuations and flash flood warning in Eagle County near Basalt