Weather Alert Details

Delta County

Flood Advisory until TUE 6:00 PM MDT Issued May, 30 2023 at 12:58 PM - US/Mountain expires June, 06 2023 at 6:00 PM - US/Mountain ...FLOOD ADVISORY FOR SNOWMELT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE... * WHAT...Hydrologic flooding caused by snowmelt continues. * WHERE...Along Surface Creek to the confluence with the Gunnison River. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. River or stream flows are elevated due to high flows from snowmelt. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 1256 PM MDT, gage reports indicated high flows due to accelerated snowmelt off the Grand Mesa. Minor flooding is already occurring in the advisory area. - This includes the following streams and drainages... Surface Creek - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Orchard City, Cedaredge and Eckert. - PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become unstable and unsafe. &&