Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
134 PM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN COLORADO...

  PURGATOIRE RIVER NEAR LAS ANIMAS AFFECTING BENT COUNTY.

.INCREASED FLOW ON THE PURGATOIRE RIVER IN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY
AFTER HEAVY RAIN THURSDAY NIGHT IS EXPECTED TO CAUSE THE PURGATOIRE
NEAR LAS ANIMAS TO HIT FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING.

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.

&&

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134 PM MDT SAT SEP 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE PURGATOIRE RIVER NEAR LAS ANIMAS.
* FROM SUNDAY MORNING TO MONDAY MORNING.
* AT 12:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.6 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MIDMORNING SUNDAY AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 10.0 FEET BY EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE
  RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET...MINOR AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS INTO LOW
  LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.

&&

LAT...LON 3803 10327 3807 10323 3810 10319 3805 10313
      3801 10317 3798 10321

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