Flood Warning - Arkansas River in La Junta 8/1/21

Description: Flood Warning in effect for Arkansas River in La Junta Area...flood stage is 11.0 feet...The peak stage height is expected at 11.5 feet at 7AM Tuesday morning.

Flood Warning - Arkansas River in La Junta 8/1/21

919 PM MDT Sun Aug 1 2021

Flood Warning

...The National Weather Service in Pueblo CO has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Colorado... Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County. .Heavy rains on Saturday are leading to minor flooding in the Arkansas River at La Junta. For the Lower Arkansas River...including La Junta...Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 915 AM MDT.

Flood Warning National Weather Service Pueblo CO 919 PM MDT Sun Aug 1 2021 ...The National Weather Service in Pueblo CO has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Colorado... Arkansas River At La Junta affecting Otero County.

Heavy rains on Saturday are leading to minor flooding in the Arkansas River at La Junta. For the Lower Arkansas River...including La Junta...Minor flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Additional information is available at www.weather.gov. The next statement will be issued Monday morning at 915 AM MDT. && COC089-021530- /O.NEW.KPUB.FL.W.0005.210802T0600Z-210804T0624Z/ /LXHC2.1.ER.210802T0600Z.210803T1200Z.210803T1824Z.UU/ 919 PM MDT Sun Aug 1 2021 The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a * Flood Warning for the Arkansas River At La Junta. * Until early Wednesday morning. * At 8:15 PM MDT Sunday the stage was 10.7 feet. * Flood stage is 11.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river is expected to reach 11.0 feet, which is minor flood stage, at 1 AM tonight, then the river will fall below 11.0 feet until it rises once again to flood stage late tomorrow evening, around 9PM. The peak stage height is expected to 11.5 feet at 7AM Tuesday morning. * Impact...At 11.0 feet, Minor Flood. Minor agricultural flooding. * Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 11.4 feet on 06/27/2007.