A fast-moving flash flood was caught on camera by a bystander near the Lunch Loops mountain biking trail system near Grand Junction, CO.
The video starts with a dry river bed, but the raging waters and debris fill up the bed quickly as they pass the bystander.
Check out the video they below. Fast forward to about the :30 mark to get right to the action.
VIDEO: A flash flood near Lunch Loops. Have you ever seen a flash flood before? pic.twitter.com/TQ9HvVKWIb
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This is why you should always heed warnings about strong rainstorms during monsoon season in the American southwest. Just a little burst of rain can dramatically change the landscape and turn into a dangerous flash flood.
Stay safe out there, friends.