486  
WGUS45 KPUB 240111  
FLWPUB  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
711 PM MDT SAT SEP 23 2017  
 
.HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE COLORADO SPRINGS AREA HAS RESULTED IN  
RAPID RISES OF FOUNTAIN CREEK. FLOWS IN FOUNTAIN CREEK WILL  
APPROACH BANK FULL, AS THE RAINFALL IS LEAVING THE COLORADO  
SPRINGS AREA. STAY AWAY FROM FOUNTAIN CREEK AS BANKS MAY BECOME  
UNSTABLE WITH THE SWIFT AND HIGH FLOWS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
COC041-241311-  
/O.ROU.KPUB.HY.S.0000.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/FNEC2.N.UU.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
711 PM MDT SAT SEP 23 2017  
 
FORECAST INFORMATION FOR  
FOUNTAIN CREEK AT COLORADO SPRINGS.  
* AT 6:46 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.5 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS CURRENTLY FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO NEAR 10.6 FEET EARLY THIS  
EVENING.  
* IMPACT...AT 9.5 FEET...ACTION STAGE. WATER FLOWS OVER THE FRONT  
RANGE TRAIL UNDER THE SOUTH NEVADA AVENUE BRIDGE. HOMELESS  
COMMUNITY ENCAMPMENT MAY BE AFFECTED..  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3885 10480 3874 10469 3862 10464 3860 10472  
3870 10476 3879 10485  
 

 
 
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