THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL LARIMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO…
* UNTIL 500 PM MDT. AT 156 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN APPROACHING THE CAMERON PEAK BURN SCAR. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 0.75 TO 1.25 INCHES IN 1 HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 0.5 TO 1.5 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. IMPACT…FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, GULCHES,
ROADS, AND POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE…PENNOCK PASS, MILLER FORK, CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, BUCKHORN CREEK. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS… BOX PRAIRIE, UPPER BUCKHORN ALONG COUNTY ROAD 44H, CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN,
MONUMENT GULCH, JACKS GULCH, UPPER PINGREE PARK ROAD AND LOWER PINGREE PARK ROAD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS, STREAMS, AND DITCHES IN THE AFFECTED PART OF THE CAMERON PEAK BURN AREA. ROCK SLIDES OR DEBRIS FLOWS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED ACROSS RURAL ROADS