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FGUS85 KPUB 182100
RVSPUB
COC015-043-065-089-101-192059-
Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
300 PM MDT Tue Jun 18 2019

...Water levels are running high along the Upper Arkansas River at
Leadville...Salida...Wellsville...Parkdale...Canon City...Portland...
Lower Arkansas River at Avondale...Nepesta...La Junta...

Recent heavy rainfall and snowmelt runoff continue to cause high water
flow in the Arkansas River in the upper Arkansas River Valley and
portions of the lower Arkansas River Valley. The Arkansas River at
La Junta is forecast to come close to flood stage Wednesday
afternoon, but is still expected to remain in action stage.

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 Leadville...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Salida...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Wellsville...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Parkdale...
* At 1:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Canon City...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Portland...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Avondale...
* At 2:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Nepesta...
* At 2:31 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At La Junta...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 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.

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
above the map.




FGUS85 KPUB 182058
RVSPUB
UBCOC015-043-065-089-101-192057-
Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
258 PM MDT Tue Jun 18 2019

...Water levels are running high along the Upper Arkansas River at
Leadville...Salida...Wellsville...Parkdale...Canon City...Portland...
Lower Arkansas River at Avondale...Nepesta...Rocky Ford...

Recent heavy rainfall and snowmelt runoff continue to cause high water
flow in the Arkansas River in the upper Arkansas River Valley and
portions of the lower Arkansas River Valley. The Arkansas River at
La Junta is forecast to come close to flood stage Wednesday
afternoon, but is still expected to remain in action stage.

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 Leadville...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Salida...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Wellsville...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Parkdale...
* At 1:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Canon City...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Portland...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Avondale...
* At 2:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 6.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Nepesta...
* At 2:31 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Rocky Ford...
* At 2:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 4.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 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.

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
above the map.




FGUS85 KPUB 181514
RVSPUB
COC015-043-065-089-101-191514-
Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
914 AM MDT Tue Jun 18 2019

...Water levels are running high along the Upper Arkansas River at
Leadville...Salida...Wellsville...Parkdale...Canon City...Portland...
Lower Arkansas River at Nepesta...La Junta...

Recent heavy rainfall and snowmelt runoff continue to cause high water
flow in the Arkansas River in the upper Arkansas River Valley and
portions of the lower Arkansas River Valley. The Arkansas River at
La Junta is forecast to come close to flood stage on Wednesday
afternoon, but at this point in time, is expected to remain in action
stage.

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 Leadville...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 8.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Salida...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Wellsville...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Parkdale...
* At 8:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Canon City...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Portland...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Nepesta...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At La Junta...
* At 8:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 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.

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
above the map.




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