Increased Flows on the Green River



000 FGUS85 KGJT 111700 RVSGJT UTC047-121700- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 1100 AM MDT WED MAY 11 2016 .Heavy runoff from recent rainfall and snowmelt will lead to rises along the Green River. The Green River at Jensen reaches bankfull conditions at 9.0 feet. At 1045 AM MDT the Green River at Jensen was at 7.1 feet. The river is forecast to temporarily reach 9.1 feet by mid evening before receding under 9.0 feet by sunrise on Thursday. Minor flooding of low lying areas near the river is possible overnight as the water works downstream. Fld Observed Forecast 5 a.m. Location Stg Stg Day Time Thu Fri Sat Green River Jensen 10.8 7.1 Wed 10 AM 8.7 8.2 7.1 Caution is urged when walking near waterways. Avoid flooded areas and unstable riverbanks. Stay tuned to developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio or your local TV or radio stations. $$

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