Weather Alert Details

Alamosa Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Ft

Flood Watch until 6PM MDT THU Issued June, 17 2019 at 3:00 PM - US/Mountain expires June, 20 2019 at 6:00 PM - US/Mountain ...A FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON... THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS, IN CENTRAL COLORADO, LA GARITA MOUNTAINS. IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO, CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY, EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY, AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. * THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON. * RAPID SNOWMELT DUE TO WARM TEMPERATURES IS CAUSING HIGH AND FAST FLOWS IN AREA CREEKS, STREAMS AND RIVERS. SNOWMELT OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS WILL ADD MORE WATER, AND BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. * MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP. &&