Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1242 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

..Increased water releases from the Pueblo Reservoir and heavy rain
across eastern Colorado will keep river levels running high.

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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COC089-070642-
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/LXHC2.1.DR.150702T0451Z.150709T0000Z.150710T0040Z.UU/
1242 PM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until Friday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 12:15 PM Monday the stage was 11.3 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
  early Wednesday evening. The river will fall below flood stage
  early Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding occurs.

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

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