Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
750 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.High water levels from recents rains persist.

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.

&&

COC101-240150-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-150526T1800Z/
/ADLC2.2.ER.150522T0312Z.150523T0615Z.150526T0600Z.UU/
750 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until Tuesday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Saturday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  after midnight Tuesday morning.
* 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

$$

COC089-240150-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150528T0000Z/
/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.150527T1200Z.UU/
750 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until Wednesday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Saturday the stage was 11.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.4 feet by
  early tomorrow afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  midmorning Wednesday.
* 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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