Larimer County Weather Update 06-12-202312:12:19
The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the Cameron Peak burn scar in Central Larimer County Until 315 PM MDT. At 1207 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain over the Cameron Peak Burn Scar. Between 0.2 and 0.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1.5 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms in and around the Cameron Peak Burn Scar. Some locations that will experience flash flooding include Rustic, Jacks Gulch, Lower Pingree Park Road, Gulches along Highway 14 near and above Rustic. This includes the following streams and drainages. Sheep Creek, Dry Creek, Little Beaver Creek, Bennett Creek, South Fork Cache La Poudre River and Peterson Creek.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… This is a life threatening situation. Heavy rainfall will cause extensive and severe flash flooding of creeks…streams…and ditches in the Cameron Peak Burn Scar. Severe debris flows can also
be anticipated across roads. Roads and driveways may be washed away in places. If you encounter flood waters…climb to safety.
Move to higher ground now. Act quickly to protect your life.Text LCFLOODS to 888777 for updates. Visit www.nocoalert.org to see a map of the affected areas.