Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Western Colorado
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for several areas of Western Colorado and Eastern Utah. Please take a look at the list of locations affected.
The Flash Flood Watch will continue through late this evening. Areas monitored include:
- Animas River Basin;
- Four Corners,
- Upper Dolores River;
- Gore and Elk Mountains,
- Central Mountain Valleys;
- Grand and Battlement Mesas;
- Northwestern San Juan Mountains;
- Paradox Valley
- Little Dolores River
- Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus
- San Juan River Basin
- Southwest San Juan Mountains
- Uncompahgre Plateau
- Dallas Divide
- Upper Gunnison River Valley
- West Elk and Sawatch Mountains
According to the National Weather Service, Grand Junction can expect rainfall through Saturday, August 6.
The video above was captured during a flash flood on August 27th, 2013, around 6 p.m., in the Colorado National Monument along Monument Road.