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Widespread rain prompts flood alerts in Colorado burn scars

Watches and advisories were issued for burn areas and East Central Colorado on Sunday.

COLORADO, USA — Widespread rain prompted several flood alerts in Colorado burn scars Sunday. 

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch for the mountain burn areas, as well as the Palmer Divide into East Central Colorado Sunday afternoon. 

NWS said this risk for flash flooding Sunday was heightened due to rain from Saturday. 

The Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 11 a.m. to midnight on Sunday for the burn areas and 3 p.m. to midnight for the Palmer Divide and east central Colorado.

See the latest Colorado weather alerts.

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The National Weather Service will issue a flash flood warning when the flooding is already occurring or imminent. A flash flood watch means that conditions are favorable for a flash flood and those in the area should keep a close watch.

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