Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1044 AM MDT THU JUL 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN COLORADO...
  ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR AVONDALE AFFECTING PUEBLO COUNTY.

.RECENT HEAVY RAINS ALONG THE ARKANSAS RIVER BASIN WILL CAUSE THE
ARKANSAS RIVER AT AVONDALE TO RISE INTO MODERATE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON.

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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1044 AM MDT THU JUL 17 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY...
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR AVONDALE.* AT 10:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE
WAS 7.8 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 8.2 FEET BY EARLY
  THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW 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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