Northeast Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-Logan County-Washington County-
Including the cities of Briggsdale, Grover, Pawnee Buttes,
Raymer, Stoneham, Brush, Fort Morgan, Goodrich, Wiggins, Bennett,
Byers, Deer Trail, Leader, Agate, Hugo, Limon, Matheson, Crook,
Merino, Sterling, Peetz, Akron, Cope, Last Chance, and Otis
314 AM MDT Thu Aug 1 2019
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS
The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Colorado and
northeast Colorado, including the following areas, in east
central Colorado, North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000
Feet/North Lincoln County. In northeast Colorado, Central and
East Adams and Arapahoe Counties, Logan County, Morgan County,
Northeast Weld County, and Washington County.
* From this afternoon through this evening
* Scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall will be
capable of producing flash flooding. Rainfall rates of 1 to 1.50
inches in 30 to 60 minutes should be expected. Rainfall totals
of 2 to 3 inches will be possible. Thunderstorms will move out
of the foothills by mid-afternoon and then track eastward
across northeast Colorado through the evening hours.
* Low lying areas and areas that have seen recent heavy rainfalls
will be especially susceptible to flooding problems.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.