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
1144 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

  Barton Creek

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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TXC453-262244-
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/ABTT2.2.ER.150525T2136Z.150526T0600Z.150526T1245Z.NO/
1144 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Forecast flooding INCREASED from Minor to Moderate severity...
The flood warning continues for the Barton Creek At Loop 360.
* until Tuesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 11:00 PM Monday the stage was 10.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The creek level will rise to near 11.8 feet during the early
  morning hours of Tuesday. The creek level will fall below flood stage
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding reaches lowest secondary roads
  and low bridges. Significant rise downstream in Barton Springs Pool..
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.0 feet on Jun 6
  1996.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Barton Ck Loop 3    8    8   10.7   Mon 11 PM   8.2   5.4   4.8   4.5   4.2


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LAT...LON 3028 9788 3031 9785 3027 9781 3028 9778
      3025 9774 3022 9781

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