Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO
FGUS75 KGJT 022134
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
334 PM MDT THU JUN 2 2016
...WARM TEMPERATURES WILL INCREASE RIVER LEVELS THIS WEEKEND AND
EARLY NEXT WEEK...
Rising maximum and minimum 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.
River flows will also rise along the Upper Colorado River Basin.
River levels in Gore Creek and the Crystal River will reach near
bankfull by early next week.