Weather Alert Details

Delta County

Flood Advisory until TUE 6:00 PM MDT Issued May, 30 2023 at 2:45 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...A portion of the North Fork Gunnison River through Delta County. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas. River or stream levels are elevated, and fast flow will continue to carve and erode curved banks along the channel. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 240 PM MDT, emergency management reported flooding in the advisory area, mainly in the form of significant erosion of banks along the river. - This includes the following streams and drainages... North Fork Gunnison River - Some locations that will experience flooding include... remote areas near Hotchkiss and Paonia. - Http:// PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely. &&