Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1016 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

...The flood advisory continues for the Gunnison River...

  Gunnison River at Delta affecting Delta County
  Gunnison River above Grand Junction affecting Mesa County

.Expect low land flooding along and near the lower Gunnison River
due to snowmelt and reservoir releases. Some pasture land near the
river may become inundated. The Gunnison River has already peaked at
Delta and has stabilized at about 9.4 feet. At Grand Junction, the
river is expected to slowly decrease. The river has
stabilized near 11.3 feet before decreasing to just below 11 feet
Sunday into Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...The river will be running cold and very fast
through the weekend. Caution is urged when walking near waterways.
Avoid flooded areas and unstable riverbanks. For boaters some
bridges will be impassable and boat launches unusable at these
levels. Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local TV or radio stations.

Additional information can also be found on the NWS Grand Junction
homepage at weather.gov/gjt

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1016 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Gunnison River at Delta
* until Monday evening.
* At 09 AM Saturday the stage was 9.4 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall.

&&


               Fld    Observed         Forecast 6 a.m.
Location       Stg  Stg   Day Time     Sun    Mon    Tue

Gunnison River
  Delta        12.0   9.4  Sat 09 AM   9.1    8.9    8.1


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LAT...LON 3876 10785 3870 10825 3878 10825 3880 10784




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1016 AM MDT Sat May 27 2017

The Flood Advisory continues for
  The Gunnison River above Grand Junction
* until Monday evening.
* At 08 AM Saturday the stage was 11.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall.

&&


               Fld    Observed         Forecast 6 a.m.
Location       Stg  Stg   Day Time     Sun    Mon    Tue

Gunnison River
  Grand Junc   13.0  11.3  Sat 08 AM  10.8    10.6    9.6


&&
LAT...LON 3878 10825 3870 10825 3903 10862 3906 10859
      3899 10842



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