937  
WGUS55 KGJT 141930  
FFWGJT  
COC067-142230-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.W.0026.180814T1930Z-180814T2230Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
130 PM MDT TUE AUG 14 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
 
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IN,  
 
NORTH CENTRAL LA PLATA COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO...  
 
* UNTIL 430 PM MDT.  
 
* AT 129 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN OVER THE 416 FIRE  
BURN SCAR IN THE HERMOSA CREEK DRAINAGE BASIN. FLASH FLOODING AND  
MUDSLIDES ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE 416 FIRE BURN SCAR WILL RESULT IN  
DEBRIS FLOWS MOVING THROUGH THE HERMOSA CREEK DRAINAGE BASIN TO THE  
ANIMAS RIVER, INCLUDING TRIPP GULCH. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE PREPARED  
FOR MUDSLIDES ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 550 BETWEEN MILEPOSTS 30 AND 48.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3736 10789 3745 10801 3760 10801 3761 10781  
3743 10779  
 

 
 
TGR  
 
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