Increased Flows on the Green River

 

 

000 FGUS85 KGJT 191420 RVSGJT UTC047-COC081-201420- HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO 820 AM MDT TUE MAY 19 2015 .Flows along the Green and Yampa rivers will be increasing over the next several days as runoff from recent rainfall...and snow melt...make it into the main stem of these rivers. The flows will stay below bankfull but an increase of 2000 to 3000 cfs will lead to noticeable rises along these waterways. No flooding is forecast or expected at this time. Fld Observed Forecast 5 a.m. Location Stg Stg Day Time Wed Thu Fri Green River Jensen 10.8 7.6 Tue 07 AM 7.5 7.8 8.6 Yampa River Maybell 12.0 5.9 Tue 07 AM 6.5 7.1 6.9 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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