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FGUS85 KPUB 141928 CCA  
RVSPUB  
COC089-151901-  
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
101 PM MDT MON AUG 14 2017  
 
...WATER LEVELS ARE RUNNING HIGH ALONG THE LOWER ARKANSAS RIVER AT LA  
JUNTA...  
 
RIVER LEVELS ON THE ARKANSAS RIVER AT LA JUNTA WILL REMAIN HIGH.  
THEY ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW ACTION STAGE AROUND MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.  
 
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...  
 
ARKANSAS RIVER AT LA JUNTA...  
* AT 12:15 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.  
 
HIGH FLOWS ARE NOT UNCOMMON THIS TIME OF YEAR...BUT THEY STILL POSE A  
SERIOUS THREAT TO PERSONS IN OR NEAR THE WATER. EACH YEAR...HIGH  
FLOWS RESULT IN MISHAPS THAT ARE SOMETIMES FATAL.  
 
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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