River Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
931 PM MDT FRI AUG 8 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE RUNNING HIGH ALONG THE SAINT CHARLES RIVER AT
VINELAND...

HEAVY RAIN OVER CENTRAL PUEBLO COUNTY THIS EVENING HAS CAUSED HIGH
WATER LEVELS IN THE SAINT CHARLES RIVER AT VINELAND

RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WITHIN BANKS...BUT THE HIGH FLOWS
WILL STILL BE DANGEROUS.  THOSE PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES NEAR THE
WATER ARE ADVISED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION.  STRONG CURRENTS COULD
QUICKLY BECOME A SAFETY HAZARD.

FOLLOWING IS THE LATEST AVAILABLE INFORMATION...

ST CHARLES RIVER AT VINELAND...
* AT  8:45 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.


HIGH FLOWS POSE A SERIOUS THREAT TO PERSONS IN OR NEAR THE WATER.
EACH YEAR...HIGH FLOWS RESULT IN MISHAPS THAT ARE SOMETIMES FATAL.
STAY AWAY FROM THE BANKS OF RIVERS AND STREAMS.  DURING HIGH WATER...
SATURATED BANKS CAN EASILY BREAK OFF AND FALL INTO POTENTIALLY
DEADLY...FAST FLOWING 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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