590  
WGUS55 KPUB 162300  
FFWPUB  
COC043-101-170030-  
/O.NEW.KPUB.FF.W.0047.180816T2300Z-180817T0030Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
500 PM MDT THU AUG 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
EAST CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY IN CENTRAL COLORADO...  
NORTHWESTERN PUEBLO COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO...  
 
* UNTIL 630 PM MDT.  
 
* AT 459 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN ACCORDING TO RADAR. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO  
BEGIN SHORTLY. THIS STORM HAS SHOWN VERY LITTLE MOVEMENT OVER  
SINCE 4:30 PM.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
AREAS EAST OF PENROSE ALONG THE PUEBLO AND FREMONT COUNTY BORDER.  
MOST OF THE RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE BEAVER CREEK DRAINAGE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
REMAIN ALERT FOR FLOODING EVEN IN LOCATIONS NOT RECEIVING RAIN.  
ARROYOS, STREAMS, AND RIVERS CAN BECOME RAGING KILLER CURRENTS IN A  
MATTER OF MINUTES, EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3845 10488 3830 10488 3836 10499 3850 10499  
 

 
 
HODANISH  
 
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