Denver, Colorado 2021-07-23 20:12:21 –
Meteorologists have warned that flash floods could occur in the mountains on Friday evening, with reports of several inches of rain in Clear Creek County.
According to the National Meteorological Service, the area of concern extends in all directions around Idaho Springs. The NWS has also issued flash flood warnings in areas near Sawatchi, Buena Vista and Granby.
An automatic gauge by the Mount Evans Institute recorded 2.58 inches of rain in an hour! Heavy rains fell near the Chief / Sko Mountains and CO-103, northwest of the area. It continues to rain throughout the warning area. #cowx https://t.co/CYsKwW9o4j
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) July 23, 2021
According to the NWS, much of western Colorado is under flash flood warnings, not as serious as flash flood warnings.
According to the NWS, the Denver area is not at such risk, but showers and thunderstorms can occur in the city tonight, with temperatures projected at 67 degrees Celsius. There may be showers and thunderstorms in the area on Saturday, with a high temperature of 85 degrees Celsius expected in Denver.
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