716  
WGUS55 KGJT 162142  
FFWGJT  
COC045-077-170200-  
/O.NEW.KGJT.FF.W.0047.220816T2142Z-220817T0200Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
342 PM MDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
THE PINE GULCH FIRE BURN AREA IN...  
SOUTHWESTERN GARFIELD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...  
NORTH CENTRAL MESA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL COLORADO...  
 
* UNTIL 800 PM MDT.  
 
* AT 342 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PINE GULCH FIRE BURN AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS  
ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
EXCESSIVE RAINFALL OVER THE BURN SCAR WILL RESULT IN DEBRIS FLOW  
MOVING THROUGH THE PINE GULCH BURN AREA. THE DEBRIS FLOW CAN CONSIST  
OF ROCK, MUD, VEGETATION AND OTHER LOOSE MATERIALS.  
 
HAZARD...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING. THUNDERSTORMS  
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING IN AND AROUND THE PINE GULCH  
FIRE BURN AREA.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING OF AREAS IN AND AROUND  
THE PINE GULCH FIRE BURN AREA.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHWESTERN GARFIELD AND NORTH CENTRAL MESA  
COUNTIES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THIS IS A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE  
EXTENSIVE AND SEVERE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS...STREAMS...AND  
DITCHES IN THE PINE GULCH FIRE BURN AREA. SEVERE DEBRIS FLOWS CAN  
ALSO BE ANTICIPATED ACROSS ROADS. ROADS AND DRIVEWAYS MAY BE WASHED  
AWAY IN PLACES. IF YOU ENCOUNTER FLOOD WATERS...CLIMB TO SAFETY.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3936 10866 3937 10866 3939 10865 3940 10870  
3944 10876 3943 10878 3946 10879 3951 10875  
3953 10861 3951 10838 3949 10832 3942 10827  
3939 10837 3937 10840 3937 10841 3936 10842  
3932 10851 3929 10853 3929 10858  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE  
 

 
 
LTB  
 
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