Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
1222 PM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

...The flood advisory is cancelled for the Roaring Fork River...

  Roaring Fork River near Aspen affecting Pitkin County

.Temperatures will remain warm this week which will keep the river
just below bankfull. Snowmelt from the high country is decreasing
and will allow the river to slowly recede.


Safety Message...River rafters and kayakers should use caution on
rivers with increased flows...strong currents...and cold water
temperatures. Novices should ride with experienced guides or
commercial outfitters. Even experienced boaters should be aware of
the hazards a river presents at differing levels and rates of flow.

Additional information can also be found on the NWS Grand Junction
homepage at weather.gov/gjt


1222 PM MDT Thu Jun 22 2017

The Flood Advisory is cancelled for
  The Roaring Fork River near Aspen.
* At 11 AM Thursday the stage was 3.8 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 4.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 5.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested near 4.5 feet. The river will
continue to fall to 3.9 feet by Friday morning.


               Fld    Observed         Forecast 6 a.m.
Location       Stg  Stg   Day Time     Fri    Sat    Sun

Roaring Fork River
  Aspen         5.0   3.8  Thu 11 AM   3.9    3.6    3.3

LAT...LON 3920 10681 3914 10668 3908 10671 3917 10683


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