National Weather Service
Central Colorado River Basin-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-Flat Tops
858 AM MDT Sun Jun 19 2022
Flash flood watch map
FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE GRIZZLY CREEK FIRE BURN AREA IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING.
- WHAT…Flash flooding and debris flows caused by excessive rainfall are possible over the Grizzly Creek Fire burn area.
- WHERE…Portions of northwest Colorado and west central Colorado, including the following areas, in northwest Colorado, Flat Tops. In west central Colorado, Central Colorado River Basin and Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys.
- WHEN…From 11 AM MDT this morning through 9 PM MDT this evening.
- IMPACTS…Heavy rainfall over the Grizzly Creek Fire burn area is possible during the period of the watch. Residents near the Grizzly Creek Fire burn area should prepare for potential flooding impacts. Be sure to stay up to date with information from local authorities. Heavy rainfall could trigger flash flooding and debris flows in and near recent wildfire burn scars.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS
- National Weather Service meteorologists are monitoring the potential for heavy rainfall over the Grizzly Creek Fire burn area, which may lead to flash flooding and debris flows.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.