Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
650 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Colorado...

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Colorado...

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.High water levels continue along the Arkansas River due to recent rain and releases from the Pueblo Dam.

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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COC101-051320-
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650 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* At  6:15 AM Sunday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 6.9 feet. The
  river will fall to 6.7 feet by .
* Impact...At 6.5 feet...Damage to irrigation works is possible.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 10441 3829 10434 3827 10425 3820 10425
      3822 10434 3822 10441

$$

COC089-060049-
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/LXHC2.1.DR.150702T0451Z.150703T1730Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
650 AM MDT SUN JUL 5 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 AM Sunday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by
  early this evening then begin falling.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 3804 10356 3808 10341 3812 10321 3805 10321
      3802 10337 3798 10361

$$




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