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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
957 AM MDT Mon Jun 24 2019

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

Continued melting from high country snowpack combined with recent
rainfall will keep flows along the Arkansas River running high and
fast.

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 Above Pueblo...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Nepesta...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At La Junta...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Leadville...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Salida...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River Near Wellsville...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Parkdale...
* At 8:45 AM Monday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Canon City...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is currently forecast.


Arkansas River At Portland...
* At 9:15 AM Monday the stage was 6.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 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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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Pueblo Co
951 AM MDT Mon Jun 24 2019

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

Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

.Continued melting from high country snowpack combined with recent
rainfall will keep flows along the Arkansas River running high and
fast. Minor flooding is expected to continue near Avondale.

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
above the map.

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951 AM MDT Mon Jun 24 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until Tuesday morning...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 AM Monday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
early this evening.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor Flood. Minor lowland flooding occurs
near Avondale.

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




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