Weather Alert Details

Rio Grande County

Flood Warning until 10:30AM MDT MON Issued June, 14 2019 at 10:05 AM - US/Mountain expires June, 17 2019 at 10:30 AM - US/Mountain THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS EXTENDED THE * FLOOD WARNING FOR... SNOWMELT IN... SOUTHWESTERN RIO GRANDE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO... MINERAL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO... * UNTIL 1030 AM MDT MONDAY. * HIGH WATER WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION DUE TO SNOWMELT THROUGH THE WEEKEND. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... DEL NORTE, SOUTH FORK, CREEDE AND WAGON WHEEL GAP. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS. STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE. &&