Time: 1217 PM Fri May 15, 2020 Forecaster: Brad Simmons

Flash Flood Prediction Program


We have determined that street and small stream flooding is possible in the following counties: Arapahoe, Denver, Adams, Douglas, Broomfield, Jefferson, Boulder (City of Boulder affected, Four Mile Burn Area affected)
including: Arvada, the City of Aurora, DIA, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood
from: 1230 PM to 900 PM.
Prime time for flooding: 130 PM to 800 PM.
Forecast rainfall: Moderate and strong thunderstorms will have the potential to produce rainfall amounts of 0.4-1.0" in 10-30 minutes. A large, slow moving, strong thunderstorm or training of thunderstorm cells may result in up to 2.0" of rainfall 60 minutes or less.
The most likely areas to be impacted by flooding are:

X Urban streams/gulches; road crossings; recreational trails; adjacent open space areas/campgrounds/parks; floodplain properties; utilities

X Urban streets, intersections, low lying areas, known trouble spots

Additional Information: Strong thunderstorms may also produce frequent cloud-to-ground lightning, gusty straight-line winds and large hail.

This message is not intended for public dissemination. Please pass this information along to affected emergency response organizations (police, fire, public works, etc.) within your area.

Also, please take appropriate actions to prepare for possible flooding.

Further information will be provided to you as it becomes available.