318  
WGUS85 KPUB 191539  
FLSPUB  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
939 AM MDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
COLORADO...  
 
FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN AFFECTING EL PASO COUNTY.  
 
.FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FALLING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
COC041-191609-  
/O.CAN.KPUB.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170519T2309Z/  
/FHAC2.1.ER.170518T1215Z.170518T1830Z.170519T1445Z.UU/  
939 AM MDT FRI MAY 19 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE FOUNTAIN CREEK NEAR FOUNTAIN.  
* AT 9:00 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.9 FEET AND WAS FALLING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 8:45 AM FRIDAY.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 7.0 FEET BY  
MIDMORNING TOMORROW.  
* IMPACT...AT 7.0 FEET...ACTION STAGE. MINOR OVERBANK FLOW SPILLS INTO  
LOW LYING AGRICULTURAL AREAS.  
 

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

 
 
CLICK HERE TO GO TO PREVIOUS BULLETINS.

The Nexlab CO Page Main Text Page