Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
848 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River Near Nepesta affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.High water levels from recent heavy rains continue.

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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848 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 7.4 feet by after
  midnight tonight. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* 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

$$

COC101-281448-
/O.CON.KPUB.FL.W.0023.150528T0600Z-150528T1800Z/
/NPTC2.1.ER.150528T0600Z.150528T0600Z.150528T0600Z.UU/
848 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River Near Nepesta.
* through Thursday afternoon...Or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
  midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 16.5 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands near
  Nepesta occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 3827 10424 3821 10411 3816 10394 3809 10394
      3814 10411 3820 10424

$$

COC089-281448-
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/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
848 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.9 feet by
  midmorning Friday then begin falling.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding occurs.

&&

LAT...LON 3804 10356 3808 10341 3812 10321 3805 10321
      3802 10337 3798 10361

$$



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