Colorado Daily Status Report September 30, 2014



Alerts/Warnings            
National Terrorism Advisory System - No Current Alerts * Twitter * Facebook
National Wildfire Preparedness Level 1NIFC Sit ReportDefinition of Levels
Rocky Mountain Preparedness Level 1 RMCC Morning Intelligence * Sit Report
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Duty Officer: (303) 472-4046
Emergency Operations Center (SEOC): Day to Day

Current Disasters/Large Incidents
Mesa County – West Salt Creek Landslide
Date of Incident:
Saturday, May 25
Location:
Collbran, Colorado
Area Impacted:
4 miles long, 2 miles wide and up to 250 feet deep.
Information Sources:
Additional:
USGS, Colorado Geological Survey, and DHSEM Regional Field Manager providing direct technical support, continued monitoring and coordination of resources.

State EOC Monitoring Weather Statewide Today


This information is from a morning conference call with the NWS. 

Currently we are in a moist stable environment but with afternoon heating this will be create a disturbance of an upper level system that will bring showers and thunderstorms mainly this afternoon and evening along the I-25 Corridor and the Eastern Plains of Colorado.

The State Emergency Operations Center will remain at day to day operations with an increased posture of maintaining an increased awareness throughout the regions.

Foothills
  • Storms should begin around noon timeframe with rain fall amounts of .25 "- .50" for storms totals.
  • Straight line winds of gusts up to 60-70 MPH from a West to Eastern direction.
  • Possibility of snow accumulation about 10" in elevation.

I-25 Corridor - Palmer Divide North
  • Thunderstorms should begin around the 2:00-3:00 p.m. time frame this afternoon in Douglas and Elbert counties.
  • Thunderstorms on the northern corridor will begin around the 3:00 p.m.timeframe.
  • Straight line winds of gusts up to 60-70 MPH from a West to Eastern direction.
  • As you go further east from the I-25 corridor potential of hail increases.
Northeast Plains

  • Thunderstorms should begin around 3:00-6:00 p.m. around Ft. Morgan and approach 8:00 pm. near Akron.
  • Storms in these areas in the northeast plains could produce up to 1-2" of rainfall amounts along the northern part of the region and .50-1" of rainfall towards the south part of the region.
  • Large hail is possible throughout the region at 1"+ in diameter.
  • Straight line winds of gusts up to 60-70 MPH from a West to Eastern direction.
  • A higher level of tornado activity exists within the Northeast Plains  (brief tornadoes possible.)
South Central Region - Along I-25 Corridor to South Region
  • Thunderstorms should begin around 1:00-3:00 p.m. today along the I-25 Corridor with rainfall amounts from .50-1" in the area.
  • Straight line winds of gusts up to 60-70 MPH from a West to Eastern direction.
  • Large hails up to 1 inch in diameter is possible with these storms.
Southeast Region

  • Thunderstorms will begin in the late afternoon within the 6 county region and should be entering into Kansas around 8:00 to midnighttonight.
  • Rainfall amounts from .50 to 1" is possible throughout the region.
  • Straight line winds of gusts up to 60-70 MPH from a West to Eastern direction.
  • Large hails up to 1 inch in diameter is possible with these storms.

Colorado Daily Status Report September 29, 2014

Alerts/Warnings            
National Terrorism Advisory System - No Current Alerts * Twitter * Facebook
National Wildfire Preparedness Level 2NIFC Sit ReportDefinition of Levels
Rocky Mountain Preparedness Level 1 RMCC Morning Intelligence * Sit Report
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Duty Officer: (303) 472-4046
Emergency Operations Center (SEOC): Day to Day

Current Disasters/Large Incidents
Mesa County – West Salt Creek Landslide
Date of Incident:
Saturday, May 25
Location:
Collbran, Colorado
Area Impacted:
4 miles long, 2 miles wide and up to 250 feet deep.
Information Sources:
Additional:
USGS, Colorado Geological Survey, and DHSEM Regional Field Manager providing direct technical support, continued monitoring and coordination of resources.

Colorado Daily Status Report September 26, 2014

Alerts/Warnings            
National Terrorism Advisory System - No Current Alerts * Twitter * Facebook
National Wildfire Preparedness Level 2NIFC Sit ReportDefinition of Levels
Rocky Mountain Preparedness Level 1 RMCC Morning Intelligence * Sit Report
State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) Status
Duty Officer: (303) 472-4046
Emergency Operations Center (SEOC): Day to Day

Current Disasters/Large Incidents
Mesa County – West Salt Creek Landslide
Date of Incident:
Saturday, May 25
Location:
Collbran, Colorado
Area Impacted:
4 miles long, 2 miles wide and up to 250 feet deep.
Information Sources:
Additional:
USGS, Colorado Geological Survey, and DHSEM Regional Field Manager providing direct technical support, continued monitoring and coordination of resources.

Colorado 2015 HMEP Planning Grant Application Available

The Colorado 2015 HMEP Planning Grant Application is now available on the Colorado Emergency Planning Commission website.

View or download the application packet.