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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

  Purgatoire River Near Las Animas affecting Bent County.

.High flows continue from several weeks of heavy rain.

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.

&&

COC101-230136-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-150526T0600Z/
/ADLC2.1.ER.150522T0312Z.150522T1800Z.150525T1800Z.UU/
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until late Monday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Friday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs near Avondale.

&&

LAT...LON 3829 10441 3829 10434 3827 10425 3820 10425
      3822 10434 3822 10441

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

  Purgatoire River Near Las Animas affecting Bent County.

.High flows continue from several weeks of heavy rain.

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.

&&

COC089-230136-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LXHC2.2.ER.150520T1637Z.150522T0430Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At La Junta.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Friday the stage was 12.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 12.0 feet
  by midmorning tomorrow.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Flood waters threaten Highway 194 east of La
  Junta.

&&

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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

  Purgatoire River Near Las Animas affecting Bent County.

.High flows continue from several weeks of heavy rain.

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.

&&

COC011-230136-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-150523T0536Z/
/LAPC2.1.ER.150521T1827Z.150522T1230Z.150522T1736Z.UU/
736 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Purgatoire River Near Las Animas.
* until this evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Friday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Minor agricultural flooding occurs into low
  lying areas along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3803 10327 3807 10323 3810 10319 3805 10313
      3801 10317 3798 10321

$$

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