Morrison, CO Warnings, Watches and Advisories

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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Morrison.

Use the Radar Maps link provided to understand the trajectory of a storm.

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 2:32PM MDT by NWS Grand Junction CO

At 232 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16 miles south of Grand Junction, moving southeast at 10 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. This storm will remain over mainly rural areas of south central Mesa County. This includes the following highways... U.S. Highway 50 in Colorado between mile markers 49 and 51. Colorado 141 between mile markers 137 and 150.

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Area
Grand Valley; Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin; Uncompahgre Plateau/Dallas Divide

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory issued June 23 at 2:31PM MDT until June 24 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

* WHAT...High temperatures are expected to be mid 90s to low 100s. * WHERE...El Paso, Pueblo, and Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County. * WHEN...From noon to 6 PM MDT Monday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses.

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Area
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County; Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below 7500 Ft; Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft; Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 23 at 2:26PM MDT until June 23 at 2:45PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

At 226 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of Pritchett, or 19 miles southwest of Springfield, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Pritchett.

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Area
Baca, CO

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory issued June 23 at 2:18PM MDT until June 24 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Denver CO

* WHAT...Temperatures in the mid to upper 90s Monday afternoon. Warm overnight temperatures tonight, with lows in the upper 60s, will lead to temperatures quickly rising into the 90s late Monday morning. * WHERE...Boulder and the western suburbs of Denver. * WHEN...From 11 AM to 9 PM MDT Monday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

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Area
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield County

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory issued June 23 at 2:18PM MDT until June 25 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS Denver CO

* WHAT...High temperatures both Monday and Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 90s. Overnight lows will be in the mid to upper 60s. * WHERE...Metropolitan Denver. * WHEN...From 11 AM Monday to 9 PM MDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures may cause heat illnesses.

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Area
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 2:10PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

At 209 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 16 miles northeast of Two Buttes Reservoir, or 19 miles southeast of Lamar, moving northeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Granada.

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Area
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 23 at 2:05PM MDT until June 23 at 3:00PM MDT by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues. * WHERE...A portion of northwest Colorado, including the following county, Rio Blanco. * WHEN...Until 300 PM MDT. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Water over roadways. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 205 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... mainly rural areas of Central Rio Blanco County - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Rio Blanco, CO

Flood Advisory

Flood Advisory issued June 23 at 2:02PM MDT until June 23 at 4:00PM MDT by NWS Grand Junction CO

* WHAT...Arroyo and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected. * WHERE...Portions of west central Colorado, including the following county, Montrose and southeast Utah, including the following county, San Juan. * WHEN...Until 400 PM MDT. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. Rises in small streams and normally dry arroyos. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 202 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... La Sal. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Area
Montrose, CO; San Juan, UT

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued June 23 at 1:56PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

At 155 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 14 miles east of Kim, or 31 miles southwest of Springfield, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 50 mph and half inch hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor hail damage to vegetation is possible. Locations impacted include... Pritchett.

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Area
Eastern Las Animas County; Springfield Vicinity/Baca County

Air Quality Alert

Air Quality Alert issued June 22 at 4:10PM MDT by NWS Denver CO

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has issued the following... WHAT...Ozone Action Day Alert. WHERE...Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, western Arapahoe, western Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer, and Weld Counties WHEN...400 PM Saturday June 22 to 400 PM Sunday June 23 IMPACTS...Ozone Action Day Alert is now in effect for the Front Range Urban Corridor. Request to limit driving gas and diesel- powered vehicles is now in effect until at least 4 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2024. Increased concentrations of ozone continue to be of concern on Saturday and Sunday. Ozone concentrations in the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups category are most likely for locations in and near the Denver Metro area, particularly in locations to the south and west, including the foothills. For areas included in this advisory that are not expected to reach the Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups (USG) air quality designation, we request that activities, such as driving non-ZEV vehicles (i.e., gas or diesel), be reduced to lessen the impacts on neighboring air quality. Additional air pollution in this region may directly worsen air quality or contribute to precursors which may also adversely affect air quality. For Colorado air quality conditions, forecasts and advisories, visit: https://www.colorado.gov/airquality/colorado_summary.aspx HEALTH INFORMATION...Increasing likelihood of respiratory symptoms and breathing discomfort in active children and adults and people with lung disease, such as asthma. Active children and adults, and people with lung disease, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

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Area
Boulder, CO; Weld, CO; Adams, CO; Denver, CO; Jefferson, CO; Douglas, CO; Arapahoe, CO; Broomfield, CO; Larimer, CO
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