136  
WGUS85 KGJT 182104  
FLSGJT  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
304 PM MDT THU AUG 18 2022  
 
COC083-182300-  
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
MONTEZUMA CO-  
304 PM MDT THU AUG 18 2022  
   
..FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON
 
 
* WHAT...FLOODING CAUSED BY EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST COLORADO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING  
COUNTY, MONTEZUMA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 500 PM MDT.  
 
* IMPACTS...MINOR FLOODING IN LOW-LYING AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 304 PM MDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO  
THUNDERSTORMS. MINOR FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN  
SHORTLY IN THE ADVISORY AREA.  
- SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTH CENTRAL MONTEZUMA COUNTY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3750 10844 3753 10842 3755 10839 3754 10836  
3751 10836 3749 10837 3747 10840 3747 10843  
3748 10845  
 

 
 
KJS  
 
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