THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTH
CENTRAL COLORADO AND NORTHEAST COLORADO...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL COLORADO...SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS. IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO...NORTHERN FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS. IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...BOULDER/WESTERN DENVER
SUBURBS...GREELEY VICINITY/SOUTHERN WELD COUNTY...CASTLE
ROCK/PALMER DIVIDE...FORT COLLINS VICINITY/NORTHWEST WELD
COUNTY AND DENVER/SOUTHERN/NORTHERN/EASTERN DENVER SUBURBS.

* FROM 2 PM MDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IN LESS THAN HOUR WITH LOCALLY
UP TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE IN THE FOOTHILLS AND 4 INCHES ALONG THE
FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR.

* WITH RIVERS AND STREAMS ALREADY RUNNING HIGH DUE TO PREVIOUS
SNOWMELT ANY INTENSE HEAVY RAINFALL COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING IN THE FOOTHILLS AND OVER THE FRONT RANGE URBAN CORRIDOR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

...REPEAT THIS IS A WATCH AND NOT A WARNING...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...BUT
NOT IMMINENT...WITHIN THE WATCH AREA. PEOPLE IN THE WATCH AREA
SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON THE WEATHER AND BE PREPARED FOR IMMEDIATE
ACTION SHOULD HEAVY RAINS AND FLASH FLOODING OCCUR...OR IF A
FLASH FLOOD WARNING IS ISSUED.