Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
214 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Colorado...

  Arkansas River Near Nepesta affecting Pueblo County.

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Colorado...
  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

.Additional moderate to heavy rain Thursday night...along with recent
water releases from Pueblo Reservoir will help keep high river flows
along the Arkansas River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...

Stay away from the banks of rivers and streams. During a flood...
saturated banks can easily break off and fall into potentially
deadly...fast flowing flood 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.

&&

COC101-230814-
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214 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* At  1:15 PM Friday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 8.3 feet after
  midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage midmorning
  Tuesday.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs near Avondale.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 10441 3829 10434 3827 10425 3820 10425
      3822 10434 3822 10441

$$

COC101-230814-
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/NPTC2.1.ER.150523T0600Z.150523T1200Z.150523T1500Z.UU/
214 PM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River Near Nepesta.
* from late tonight to Saturday evening.
* At  1:15 PM Friday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight tonight and
  continue to rise to near 16.6 feet by midmorning tomorrow. The
  river   will fall below flood stage late Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 16.5 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands near
  Nepesta occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 3827 10424 3821 10411 3816 10394 3809 10394
      3814 10411 3820 10424

$$



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