282  
WGUS55 KGJT 122020  
FFWGJT  
COC103-122315-  
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
220 PM MDT SAT AUG 12 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
SOUTH CENTRAL RIO BLANCO COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN COLORADO...  
 
* UNTIL 515 PM MDT  
 
* AT 215 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.  
FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* FLASH FLOODING WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTH CENTRAL  
RIO BLANCO COUNTY.  
 
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 DRY WASHES TO BEGIN  
TO FLOW AND QUICKLY BECOME RAGING KILLERS IN A MATTER OF MINUTES,  
EVEN FROM DISTANT RAINFALL. FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS,  
COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS CAN ALSO BE  
EXPECTED.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR THE  
GRAND JUNCTION NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE WHEN YOU CAN DO SO  
SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3992 10829 3987 10827 3981 10812 3970 10810  
3970 10841 3985 10833 3987 10830 3992 10831  
 

 
 
JRP  
 
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