River Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
125 AM MDT THU JUL 17 2014

...WATER LEVELS ARE RUNNING HIGH ALONG THE LOWER ARKANSAS RIVER AT
NEPESTA...FOUNTAIN CREEK AT FOUNTAIN...PINON...

HEAVY RAIN ON WEDNESDAY HAS CAUSED A RISE IN WATER LEVELS IN THE
ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR NEPESTA...AND IN FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN
AND NEAR PINON.

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...

ARKANSAS RIVER NEAR NEPESTA...
* AT 12:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.5 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.


FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN...
* AT  1:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.3 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.


FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR PINON...
* AT  1:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.2 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.


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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