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Flood Warning

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
759 AM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Flood Warning
for the following rivers in Colorado...

  Arkansas River Near Avondale affecting Pueblo County.

.Recent heavy rains over Pueblo and El Paso counties along with
releases from the Pueblo Reservoir...will keep river levels running
high.

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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COC101-050159-
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759 AM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River Near Avondale.
* from this afternoon to late Sunday night.
* At  7:15 AM Saturday the stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 7.1 feet by after midnight tonight.the
  river will fall below flood stage by early tomorrow afternoon.
* 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
1151 AM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

COZ058>089-093>099-051800-
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-
1151 AM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN DEVELOP OVER THE
MOUNTAINS LATER THIS AFTERNOON...AND WILL SPREAD EASTWARD OVER
PORTIONS OF THE PLAINS LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. STORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT LIGHTNING...SMALL
HAIL...AND GUSTY WINDS ALONG WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. A COUPLE
STORMS EAST OF INTERSTATE 25 TODAY COULD BECOME STRONG TO
SEVERE...WITH WIND GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH AND HAIL UP TO ONE INCH
DIAMETER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

FOR SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORMS...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS...MAINLY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.
BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THE STORMS WILL MOVE EAST
OUT ONTO THE PLAINS. THE PRIMARY THREAT FOR THE PLAINS WILL BE
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

ON MONDAY...THE HEAVY RAIN THREAT WILL INCREASE...ESPECIALLY ALONG
THE EAST SLOPES OF ALL THE MOUNTAIN RANGES IN SOUTHERN AND
SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO. DEEP UPSLOPE FLOW COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT
MOISTURE WILL ALLOW FOR THE HEAVY RAIN...ESPECIALLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

ON TUESDAY...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL ONCE AGAIN BE
POSSIBLE...MAINLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS.

FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE PERIOD...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE MORE SCATTERED ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS...WITH ISOLATED ACTIVITY
OVER THE PLAINS.

ALL THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. WHEN THUNDER ROARS...GO INDOORS.

IF YOU WILL BE IN THE VICINITY OF ANY OF THE BURN SCARS ACROSS THE
REGION...BE ALERT TO THE WEATHER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER ALL OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

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