National Weather Service
Central Colorado River Basin-Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain
222 AM MDT Fri Jun 24 2022
Map of flash flood watch area
FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE GRIZZLY CREEK FIRE BURN AREA IN EFFECT
FROM 10 AM MDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 8 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 10 AM MDT this morning through 8 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 of
low-lying areas, urbanized street 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.