Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Denver/Boulder, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
400 PM MDT WED MARCH 18 2015

TODAYS TOPIC DURING THIS FLOOD SAFETY AND WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS WEEK
IS FLASH FLOODS.

FLASH FLOODS FREQUENTLY RESULT FROM HIGH RAINFALL RATES...AND INFREQUENTLY FROM DAM
FAILURES...LEVEE FAILURES...OR SUDDEN BREAKS IN RIVER ICE JAMS.  FLASH FLOODS ARE
VERY DESTRUCTIVE...DUE TO THE FORCE OF THE MOVING WATER...WHICH CAN EASILY DAMAGE
OR DESTROY ROADWAYS...BRIDGES...AND BUILDINGS.

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT LONG DURATION FLOODS...GO TO
THIS WEB PAGE...

WWW DOT WEATHER DOT GOV SLASH BOULDER

AND CLICK ON THE PREPAREDNESS WEEK STORY...IN TOP NEWS OF THE
DAY...THEN CLICK ON WEDNESDAYS ENTRY.


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