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FGUS85 KPUB 180221  
RVSPUB  
COC041-190221-  
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
821 PM MDT MON JUL 17 2017  
 
...WATER LEVELS ARE RUNNING HIGH ALONG THE FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO  
SPRINGS...  
 
HEAVY RAIN THIS EVENING IN THE COLORADO SPRINGS AREA HAS CAUSED HIGH WATER LEVELS IN FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO SPRINGS.  
 
RIVER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WITHIN BANKS...BUT THE HIGH FLOWS  
WILL STILL BE DANGEROUS. THOSE PARTICIPATING IN ACTIVITIES NEAR THE  
WATER ARE ADVISED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION. STRONG CURRENTS COULD  
QUICKLY BECOME A SAFETY HAZARD.  
 
FOLLOWING IS THE LATEST AVAILABLE INFORMATION...  
 
FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO SPRINGS...  
* AT 8:01 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.3 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.5 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.  
 
STAY AWAY FROM THE BANKS OF RIVERS AND STREAMS. DURING HIGH WATER...  
SATURATED BANKS CAN EASILY BREAK OFF AND FALL INTO POTENTIALLY  
DEADLY...FAST FLOWING 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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