Nine counties and five city Emergency Operations Centers are activated.
Flood conditions are spread across the Front Range across 15 counties including: Boulder, El Paso, Larimer, Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Logan, Morgan, Pueblo, Washington, and Weld counties. This are is almost 200 miles from north to south.
Reported Missing: 1,253 (approximate and changing throughout the day - local counties have most current numbers)
Denver/Boulder Forecast Office: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/bou/ or @NWSBoulder
Expect scattered rainfall and will produce light to moderate rains. This afternoon and evening a few stronger thunderstorms may produce 08 – 1.0” every 30-45 minutes. Saturated soil will increase the likelihood of flash flood. Four-Mile, Hyde Park and Waldo Canyon burn scars could experience flooding.
Pueblo Forecast Office: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/pub/ @NWSPueblo
Flash Flood Watch in effect through this evening. The rest of today is scattered rain showers late in the morning then numerous rain showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the afternoon.