Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
455 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

...The National Weather Service in Grand Junction CO has issued a
flood advisory 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 river will be running
cold and very fast through the weekend. The high water will start
to recede Sunday into Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...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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455 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction CO has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The Gunnison River at Delta.
* until Monday evening.
* At 04 PM Wednesday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 9.5 feet later this evening.

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455 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction CO has issued a
* Flood Advisory for
  The Gunnison River above Grand Junction.
* until Monday evening.
* At 03 PM Wednesday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 10.9 feet later this
  evening.


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               Fld    Observed         Forecast 6 a.m.
Location       Stg  Stg   Day Time     Thu    Fri    Sat

Gunnison River
  Delta        12.0   9.0  Wed 04 PM   9.5    9.4    9.5
  Grand Junc   13.0  10.3  Wed 03 PM  10.9   10.9   11.0


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

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





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