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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
359 PM MDT THU AUG 31 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTH CENTRAL HUERFANO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...  
 
* UNTIL 600 PM MDT  
 
* AT 358 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
EAST PEAK BURN SCAR AND SURROUNDING LOCATIONS.  
 
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 BE CAPABLE OF TRIGGERING ROCKSLIDES, MUDSLIDES AND DEBRIS FLOWS  
IN STEEP TERRAIN, ESPECIALLY IN AND AROUND THESE AREAS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3755 10480 3737 10477 3735 10505 3748 10502  
 

 
 
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