Fort Collins, Colorado, United States (80521)
Lat: 40.59N, Lon: 105.08W
Wx Zone: COZ038
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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
 Issued:3:16 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 Expires:6:15 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 
FLASH FLOOD WATCH
 Issued:1:52 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
 Expires:6:00 PM Wed, Jul 30, 2014
 
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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
Issue Date:3:16 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Expiration:6:15 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
WESTERN WELD COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...
SOUTHEASTERN LARIMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO...

* UNTIL 615 PM MDT

* AT 314 PM MDT...DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED 
A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN OVER WINDSOR. THE RAIN IS 
NEARLY STATIONARLY. UP TO 2.2 INCHES HAS FALLEN NEAR WINDSOR IN 
THE LAST 30 MINUTES. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WINDSOR.

DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADWAYS.  

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH
Issue Date:1:52 PM Tue, Jul 29, 2014
Expiration:6:00 PM Wed, Jul 30, 2014
...FLASH FLOODING LIKELY FOR THE FRONT RANGE AND EASTERN PLAINS
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A VERY MOIST AIRMASS...LIGHT WINDS ALOFT...AND A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH WILL PRODUCE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT. THE MAIN THREAT FOR AREAS IN AND NEAR THE FRONT RANGE
WILL BE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...WHILE ON THE PLAINS THE MAIN
THREAT WILL BE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT. GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES. THERE WILL LIKELY
BE AREAS WHERE SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL FOR SEVERAL HOURS...PRODUCING 3 TO 6 INCHES OF RAIN OVER
A LOCALIZED AREA IN A FEW HOURS. AT THIS TIME IT IS DIFFICULT TO
PREDICT EXACTLY WHEN AND WHERE THESE HEAVIER THUNDERSTORMS WILL
DEVELOP.

ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AS
ANOTHER TROUGH PASSES OVER THE STATE. THERE WILL STILL BE A THREAT
OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING...THOUGH THE RISK WILL BE LOWER ON
WEDNESDAY THAN TONIGHT.


...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO...EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO AND NORTHEAST COLORADO. THE WATCH INCLUDES
AREAS FROM THE FRONT RANGE MOUNTAINS AND MOSQUITO RANGE EASTWARD
TO WELD...MORGAN...WASHINGTON AND LINCOLN COUNTIES.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE 1 TO 3 INCHES
OF RAIN THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY
BE STATIONARY OR REDEVELOP OVER THE SAME PLACES AND PRODUCE
EVEN HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER SMALLER AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS...CREEKS AND STREAMS IS LIKELY
TO OCCUR IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ROCK
AND MUD SLIDES ARE ALSO LIKELY IN THE FOOTHILLS. IF YOU LIVE IN
FLOOD PRONE AREAS OR WILL BE TRAVELING...STAY ALERT TO THE
LATEST WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED FOR RAPIDLY RISING WATER
LEVELS.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
BE PREPARED TO EVACUATE LOW LYING AREAS AND MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND
SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP OR A WARNING BE ISSUED. BE AWARE OF THE
FLOODING DANGER TODAY...STAY OUT OF FLOODED AREAS AND DO NOT DRIVE
ON FLOODED ROADS.


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