Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
337 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

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HUERFANO CO-COSTILLA CO-ALAMOSA CO-
337 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN HUERFANO COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST COLORADO...
  NORTH CENTRAL COSTILLA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...
  EAST CENTRAL ALAMOSA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO...

* UNTIL 445 AM MDT

* LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING OF RURAL ROADS BETWEEN 1
  AND 4 MILES NORTH OF BLANCA EARLIER TONIGHT. TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  FELL ON BLANCA PEAK LAST EVENING...AND THIS WATER WILL CONTINUE TO
  FLOW THROUGH THE CREEKS ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF BLANCA PEAK.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BLANCA...AND BLANCA PEAK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...IKES
CREEK...BARBARA CREEK...BLANCA CREEK...AND GARLAND DITCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3738 10555 3752 10556 3752 10558 3753 10556
      3761 10557 3759 10540 3757 10532 3747 10537
      3741 10547

$$

KT


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