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Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:32 PM MDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Gunnison river above Grand Junction
* until Monday evening.
* At 05 PM Thursday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will slowly fall to near 10.9 feet by Friday
before slowly falling again on Monday.



               Fld observed forecast 6 a.M.
Location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun

Gunnison river
grand junc 13.0 11.1 Thu 05 PM 10.9 10.9 10.7


Lat... Lon 3878 10825 3870 10825 3903 10862 3906 10859
      3899 10842




As


Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:29 AM MDT May. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 7 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 203... 290 and 292 in western Colorado...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 203 lower
Colorado River, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast
area and fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 11 to 16 percent.

* Impacts... fire starts or existing fires may become difficult
to control.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt


Flood Advisory
Issued: 6:32 PM MDT May. 25, 2017 – National Weather Service

The flood advisory continues for
the Gunnison river above Grand Junction
* until Monday evening.
* At 05 PM Thursday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will slowly fall to near 10.9 feet by Friday
before slowly falling again on Monday.



               Fld observed forecast 6 a.M.
Location stg stg day time Fri Sat sun

Gunnison river
grand junc 13.0 11.1 Thu 05 PM 10.9 10.9 10.7


Lat... Lon 3878 10825 3870 10825 3903 10862 3906 10859
      3899 10842




As


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