The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning from areas from Pennock Pass east, including the Retreat. AT 223 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE RETREAT AREA OF THE CAMERON PEAK BURN AREA THROUGH 2:45 PM, AND CONTINUE NORTH ACROSS CRYSTAL
MOUNTAIN. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 0.5 TO 0.75 INCHES IN 30 MINUTES. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. HAZARD…FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS. SOURCE…RADAR. IMPACT…FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, GULCHES, ROADS, AND POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL LARIMER COUNTY
THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS…
BOX PRAIRIE, UPPER BUCKHORN ALONG COUNTY ROAD 44H, MOONDANCE WAY,
STRINGTOWN GULCH, CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, THE RETREAT AND STORM MOUNTAIN.
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 ROAD