Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO
FGUS85 KPUB 020058
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
658 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015
...Water levels are running high along the Lower Arkansas River at
Water levels will remain high in the Arkansas River.
River levels are expected to remain within banks...but the high flows
will still be dangerous. Those participating in activities near the
water are advised to use extreme caution. Strong currents could
quickly become a safety hazard.
Following is the latest available information...
Arkansas River Near Nepesta...
* At 6:16 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.
High flows are not uncommon this time of year...but they still pose a
serious threat to persons in or near the water. Each year...high
flows result in mishaps that are sometimes fatal.
Stay away from the banks of rivers and streams. During high water...
saturated banks can easily break off and fall into potentially
deadly...fast flowing 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.