Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO
FGUS75 KGJT 041912
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
112 PM MDT SAT JUN 4 2016
...WARM TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT AND
RIVER LEVELS THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK...
Mostly sunny days and rising temperatures will lead to an increase
in snowmelt from the high mountains over the next few days.
Stream and river flows will continue to rise with some rivers
peaking early next week.
The Yampa and Green and Elk Rivers will increase to near bankfull
stage late this weekend and continue to rise early next week. The
Elk River will near flood stage by Tuesday morning.
Fld Observed Forecast 5 a.m.
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sun Mon Tue
Routt Coun 7.5 6.0 Sat 12 PM 7.0 7.1 7.4
Maybell 12.0 7.8 Sat 12 PM 8.1 8.6 8.9
Steamboat 7.5 5.4 Sat 12 PM 5.8 6.0 6.2
Caution is urged when walking near waterways. Avoid flooded areas and
Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio or your
local TV or radio stations.