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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 6:56 PM MDT Aug. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning for west central Huerfano and northeastern
Costilla counties will expire at 700 PM MDT...

The heavy rain has ended. Flood waters have receded. Flooding is no
longer expected to pose a threat. Please continue to heed any
remaining Road closures.

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624 PM MDT Wed Aug 15 2018

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 715 PM MDT for
southeastern Fremont... northeastern Custer and west central Pueblo
counties...

At 621 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms that produced
heavy rain across the junkins burn scar have moved east of the area.
Pueblo Doppler radar estimated up to one inch of rain has fallen
with the heaviest amounts across the middle and south hardscrabble
creeks. Flash flooding is expected continue until the water has a
chance to recede.

Excessive rainfall over the burn scar will result in debris flow
moving through the middle and south hardscrabble drainages. The
debris flow can consist of rock, mud, vegetation and other loose
materials.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wetmore.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Move away from recently burned areas. Life-threatening flooding of
creeks, roads and normally dry arroyos is likely. The heavy rains
will likely trigger Rockslides, mudslides and debris flows in steep
terrain, especially in and around these areas.


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