Watch CBS News

Flash Flood Warning issued for East Troublesome Fire burn scar

A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for parts of Grand County, including the East Troublesome Fire burn scar. The National Weather Service issued the warning that will be in effect until 4:30 p.m. Tuesday due to heavier rain over the burn area. 

The East Troublesome Fire along Cottonwood Pass on Oct. 21. 2020 (credit: Andrew Lussie/Inciweb)

The East Troublesome Fire scorched 193,812 acres in 2020. Its origination point was in the Arapaho National Forest and it was determined to be human-caused. 

The Grand County Sheriff's Office tweeted an image of mudslides on Highway 125 on Tuesday afternoon. That highway was closed between FS Rd. 730 & US 40 (Willowcreek Pass) from Mile Point 21.5 to Mile Point 0.

View CBS News In
CBS News App Open
Chrome Safari Continue
Be the first to know
Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting.