Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
238 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.Additional moderate to heavy rain Thursday night...along with
recent water releases from Pueblo Reservoir will help keep high
river flows along the Arkansas River.

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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COC089-230838-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150526T1800Z/
/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.150526T0600Z.UU/
238 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until Tuesday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:15 PM Friday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
  after midnight Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flood waters threaten Highway 194 east of
  La Junta.

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

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