Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
655 PM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

.Water releases from area dams in conjunction with continued snow
melt across the mountains, will keep area rivers running high.
However, the river will continue to fall and no flooding is
forecast at this time.


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.


655 PM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* At  6:30 PM Thursday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at  5:18 PM Thursday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 6.7 feet by
  midmorning Saturday.
* 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


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