Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO
FGUS75 KGJT 031904
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
104 PM MDT FRI JUN 3 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 are expected to significantly rise by
this weekend 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 Monday morning.
Fld Observed Forecast 5 a.m.
Location Stg Stg Day Time Sat Sun Mon
Routt Coun 7.5 5.7 Fri 12 PM 6.7 7.0 7.4
Jensen 10.8 8.4 Fri 12 PM 9.1 9.2 9.6
Maybell 12.0 7.6 Fri 12 PM 7.8 8.3 8.7
Steamboat 7.5 5.3 Fri 12 PM 5.8 5.9 6.1
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.