Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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WGUS85 KPUB 251311
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
711 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Colorado...

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Colorado...

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.Water levels have dropped enough to discontinue the Flood
Warning for the Arkansas River near Avondale.  However...the
Flood Warning for the Arkansas River at La Junta will continue
as water levels are expected to remain high for a while longer.

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.

&&

COC101-251341-
/O.CAN.KPUB.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-150526T0600Z/
/ADLC2.2.ER.150522T0312Z.150523T0615Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
711 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* At 6:15 AM Monday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 6.9 feet. The
  river will fall to 6.5 feet by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 6.5 feet...Damage to irrigation works is possible.

&&

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

$$

COC089-260111-
/O.CON.KPUB.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
711 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* Until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 6:15 AM Monday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.3 feet
  by midmorning tomorrow.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flood waters threaten Highway 194 east of La
  Junta.

&&

LAT...LON 3804 10356 3808 10341 3812 10321 3805 10321
      3802 10337 3798 10361

$$



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