Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
642 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...The Flood Warning continues 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.

.Recent heavy rains keep water levels high.

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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COC101-251242-
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/ADLC2.2.ER.150522T0312Z.150523T0615Z.150525T1200Z.UU/
642 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until Monday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Sunday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
  midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs near Avondale.

&&

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

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COC089-251242-
/O.CON.KPUB.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
642 PM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:15 PM Sunday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.4 feet
  by midmorning Tuesday.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flood waters threaten Highway 194 east of La
  Junta.

&&

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

$$




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