Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
821 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017


A river flood warning remains in effect for the San Bernard River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.

Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.

Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few
days.



Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.

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TXC039-157-481-241421-
/O.EXT.KHGX.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-170125T0655Z/
/BOLT2.2.ER.170119T0311Z.170121T2201Z.170124T1855Z.NO/
821 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The San Bernard River Near Boling
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0801 AM Monday the stage was 24.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow
  early afternoon.
* At 25.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding continues with significant backwater
  flooding up Peach Creek and minor backwater flooding up West Bernard Creek in
  Wharton County. Backwater flooding up Snake Creek threatens low lying areas in
  the Tierra Grande subdivision.

&&

LAT...LON 2940 9592 2930 9584 2913 9566 2913 9577 2930 9595 2940 9605



&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

San Bernard River
  Boling               18    24.1   Mon 08 AM     19.4   15.5   13.5   12.0

$$

TXC039-241200-
/O.EXT.KHGX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-170124T1200Z/
/SWYT2.1.ER.170122T1239Z.170123T1800Z.170124T0000Z.NO/
821 AM CST MON JAN 23 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The San Bernard River near Sweeny
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0800 AM Monday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* At 16.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins. Water is over the mid level
  walkway at the Phillips Terminal near Sweeny and tugs can not push barges
  upstream and are unable to dock.

&&

LAT...LON 2913 9566 2902 9554 2888 9543 2888 9553 2902 9565 2913 9577



&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

San Bernard River
  Sweeny               16    16.2   Mon 08 AM     15.8   13.7   11.8   11.4

$$




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