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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
202 PM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

  Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

.Recent rain in southeast Colorado...combined with upstream releases
from Pueblo Reservoir...will keep high water levels along the
Arkansas River.

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
under the Hydrology section of the left hand menu bar.

&&

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202 PM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* until Wednesday evening...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  1:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  midmorning tomorrow.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs near Avondale.

&&

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

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1131 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-081745-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
1131 AM MDT TUE JUL 7 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD
EASTWARD ACROSS THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND SOUTHEAST MOUNTAINS
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THE MAIN THREAT WITH
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING...PARTICULARLY ON BURN SCARS AND FOR AREAS WITH
ALREADY SATURATED SOIL CONDITIONS. ONE OR TWO STORMS COULD BRIEFLY
BECOME STRONG...PRODUCING SOME SMALL HAIL PARTICULARLY OVER THE
HIGHER TERRAIN. DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE A
THREAT WITH ALL THUNDERSTORMS TODAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SERIES OF MOIST DISTURBANCES WILL BRING DAILY ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS
TO SOUTHERN COLORADO THROUGH THURSDAY. PRIMARY THREATS DURING THIS
PERIOD WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...FLOODING...PEA SIZE HAIL AND
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. HOWEVER...A FEW STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO
SEVERE...PRODUCING 1 INCH DIAMETER HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO AROUND
60 MPH.

THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL DECREASE AND RETREAT TO MAINLY THE
MOUNTAIN AREAS OVER THE WEEKEND. PRIMARY THREATS DURING THIS
PERIOD WILL INCLUDE LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL
BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING IN AND NEAR THE MOUNTAINS.

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