Weather Alerts for Teller County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Warning  FLASH FLOOD WARNING   Flash Flood Warning
TELLER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Fremont - Teller
Effective: Mon, 8/8 3:56pm Updated: Mon, 8/8 5:38pm Urgency: Immediate
Expires: Mon, 8/8 7:15pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a
* Flash Flood Warning for...
Northeastern Fremont County in central Colorado...
Southwestern Teller County in central Colorado...
* Until 715 PM MDT.
* At 356 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. The expected rainfall rate is 1
to 2 inches in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to
begin shortly.
HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
SOURCE...Radar.
IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.
* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Cripple Creek and Victor.
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED
EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE...1-2 INCHES IN 1 HOUR

Information:
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.