Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
815 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

...The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Colorado...

  Arkansas River Near Nepesta affecting Pueblo County.

.Ongoing rain...some heavy...has fallen in southern Colorado. Water
releases upstream from Pueblo Reservoir have also contributed to
high river levels on the Arkansas River from Pueblo to around
La Junta.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...

Stay away from the banks of rivers and streams. During a flood...
saturated banks can easily break off and fall into potentially
deadly...fast flowing flood water.

Stay tuned to your National Weather Service in Pueblo for the latest
information. For the latest hydrologic forecasts and warnings...visit
the National Weather Service in Pueblo at weather.gov/pueblo. You can
link directly to the hydrology page by clicking on Rivers and Lakes
under the Hydrology section of the left hand menu bar.

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COC101-280215-
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/NPTC2.1.ER.150527T2159Z.150528T0600Z.150528T1500Z.UU/
815 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River Near Nepesta.
* from this afternoon to Thursday evening.
* At  7:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 16.7 feet by after midnight tonight.the
  river will fall below flood stage by late tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 16.5 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands near
  Nepesta occurs.

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LAT...LON 3827 10424 3821 10411 3816 10394 3809 10394
      3814 10411 3820 10424

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