Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
742 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  Rio Grande At Del Rio Affecting Val Verde COUNTY

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interests along the river should monitor
the latest forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary
precautions to protect life and property.

River stage forecasts are based on observed rainfall along with
predicted rain for the next 12 hours. If actual rainfall varies
from forecast values, forecast river stages will vary.

Do not drive automobiles through flooded areas. Remember, 18 inches
of water or less can carry away most vehicles, including trucks.

If you see flood waters or come upon a flooded roadway, remember
to turn around and do not drown.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our web page at
www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx.

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TXC465-201315-
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742 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

...Flood warning extended until Friday morning...The flood warning continues for
  the Rio Grande At Del Rio.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 PM Thursday the stage was 4.0 feet (1.2 meters).
* Flood stage is 4.0 feet (1.2 meters).
* Minor flooding is occurring and Nonflood flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will remain near flood stage for the next few days due to
  releases from Lake Amistad. The river gauge has been indicating erroneous data.
* Impact...At 4.0 feet...(1.2 meters), The flow is overbanks into lowest areas
  of the flood plain, threatening to flood the road through the lowest sections
  of the Vega Verde subdivision..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):
                    BF  FLD  Observed           Forecast 7AM (FT)
Location           STG  STG    STG   Day Time   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
 Del Rio             4    4    4.0   Thu  7 PM   3.6   3.6   3.6   3.6   3.6


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):
                    BF  FLD  Observed           Forecast 7AM (M)
Location           STG  STG    STG   Day Time   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
 Del Rio             1    1    1.2   Thu  7 PM   1.1   1.1   1.1   1.1   1.1


&&

LAT...LON 2943 10112 2946 10102 2911 10063 2879 10048
      2878 10059 2908 10072

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