Flood Warning issued June 10 at 8:28PM MDT by NWS Pueblo CO

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Colorado... Arkansas River NEAR Avondale affecting Pueblo County. .Snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Lower Arkansas River...including Avondale...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Arkansas River near Avondale. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Water begins to flow over dirt roads and agriculture fields to the north of the river. Approaches to Hwy 209 bridge begin to be impacted. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 PM MDT Monday the stage was 8.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 PM MDT Monday was 9.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady above flood stage at 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.8 feet on 06/13/1948. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Colorado... Arkansas River NEAR Avondale affecting Pueblo County. .Snow melt and increased reservoir releases will cause the river flows to become high. Expect minor flooding downstream from the dam. For the Lower Arkansas River...including Avondale...Minor flooding is forecast. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Arkansas River near Avondale. * WHEN...Until further notice. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Water begins to flow over dirt roads and agriculture fields to the north of the river. Approaches to Hwy 209 bridge begin to be impacted. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:00 PM MDT Monday the stage was 8.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 5.0 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 8:00 PM MDT Monday was 9.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to remain steady above flood stage at 8.5 feet. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet. - Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.8 feet on 06/13/1948. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood