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Service Change
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
130 PM MST Fri Mar 1 2024

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From:    Charles Woodrum, NWS Pueblo Meteorologist-in-Charge
             Justin Louen, NWS Pueblo Service Hydrologist

Subject: Change to Service Frequency of Forecasts for
              Arkansas River Forecast Points in Colorado
              Downstream of Pueblo Dam


The National Weather Service will begin providing daily forecasts
for flood only river forecast points on the Arkansas River in
Colorado downstream of Pueblo Dam. This change will be effective 
April 1, 2024. River forecasts will change from "Flood Only"
to "Daily Forecasts" for the following river forecast points:

- Arkansas River near Avondale, CO (ADLC2)
- Arkansas River near Nepesta, CO (NPTC2)
- Arkansas River near Rocky Ford, CO (ARCC2)
- Arkansas River at La Junta, CO (LXHC2)

River observations and daily forecasts for these points will be
available on the new NWPS web site, beginning April 1, 2024, at:


Justin Louen, Service Hydrologist
National Weather Service Pueblo, CO
3 Eaton Way
Pueblo, CO 81001

This and other NWS Service Change Notices are available online at: