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WGUS45 KPUB 181755  
FLWPUB  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
1155 AM MDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN COLORADO...  
 
FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN AFFECTING EL PASO COUNTY.  
 
.RECENT HEAVY RAIN AND SNOW MELT HAS CAUSED RIVERS TO RUN HIGH.  
MODERATE FLOODING IS EXPECTED WITH THIS FLOW.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
COC041-190555-  
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/FHAC2.2.ER.170518T1215Z.170518T1800Z.170520T0600Z.UU/  
1155 AM MDT THU MAY 18 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 10:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.4 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST BY 2  
PM THIS AFTERNOON...AND CONTINUING INTO THE EVENING HOURS.  
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...MINOR AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS.  

 
 
LAT...LON 3861 10463 3855 10458 3847 10455 3845 10464  
3853 10467 3859 10473  
 

 
 
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