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Flood advisory issued for Poudre River near Greeley

Nate A. Miller
nmiller@greeleytribune.com

The Poudre River could spill beyond its banks today around Greeley and Windsor, according to National Weather Service forecasters.

The weather service issued a flood advisory for the Poudre River near Greeley, which is in effect until Sunday morning. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, the river was 7.22 feet and expected to remain at least that high. Flood stage is 8 feet, however, at 7 feet minor over-bank flows can occur in low lying areas along the Poudre River between Windsor and Greeley, according to the weather service.

Forecasters expect rain today, with a 40 percent chance of precipitation and a high of 61 degrees. The thunderstorms are likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Overnight, the chance of rain remains, with storms expected mostly before 7 p.m.

On Sunday, the sun returns, along with a high of 72 degrees. On Monday, the high will reach 74 under sunny skies, though there is a 10 percent chance of storms in the afternoon, according to the weather service.

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