Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
846 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued
 a flood warning for the...

  San Antonio River

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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846 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The flood warning continues for the San Antonio River at Hwy 72 near Runge.
* until Thursday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:15 AM Monday the stage was 26.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will rise above flood stage by late Monday morning
  and continue to rise to crest around 33 feet by early Tuesday afternoon.The river
  level is then expected to fall below flood stage by Wednesday before midnight.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Flooding spreads across the wide flood plain upstream
  and downstream. No structures are threatened. Livestock and farm equipemnt
  will need to removed from the floodplain..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Hwy 72 nr Runge    22   27   26.4   Mon 08 AM  32.7  30.9  24.8  17.3  14.4


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LAT...LON 2883 9779 2890 9772 2876 9764 2872 9770


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