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Flash Flood Watch for the 416 Fire Burn Scar  

from 12 PM Saturday until Midnight

 

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 12 pm Saturday until midnight for the burn scar area of the 416 Fire in La Plata County encompassed in the area in green below. Locations downhill and downstream from burned areas are very susceptible to flash flooding and debris flows, especially near steep terrain. Want to learn more about flooding and debris flows? Check out this cool webpage our NWS neighbors to the north in Riverton created explaining all about them!