River Statement
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
146 AM MDT MON MAY 11 2015

...Water levels are running high along the Lower Arkansas River at
Fowler...

High flows in the Arkansas River will continue as a result of
recent heavy rainfall.

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 Fowler...
* At  1:15 AM Monday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


High flows are not uncommon this time of year...but they still pose a
serious threat to persons in or near the water. Each year...high
flows result in mishaps that are sometimes fatal.


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