Increased Flows on the Green River

 

 

000 FGUS85 KGJT 202157 RVSGJT COC107-212157- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 357 PM MDT TUE MAY 20 2014 THE ELK RIVER WILL HAVE INCREASED FLOWS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS. SNOW MELT IS INCREASING DUE TO THE WARM ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE ELK RIVER NEAR COUNTY ROAD 42 WILL PEAK AGAIN LATE TONIGHT TO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THIS WILL BE THE HIGHEST PEAK SO FAR FOR THE SEASON. EXPECT THE RIVER TO REMAIN NEAR BANKFULL FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS WITH THE HIGHEST PEAKS OVER NIGHT INTO EARLY MORNING. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 5AM LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI ELK RIVER ROUTT COUN 7.5 5.3 TUE 03 PM 6.2 6.4 6.1 CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR WATERWAYS. AVOID FLOODED AREAS AND UNSTABLE RIVERBANKS. $$



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