River Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FGUS84 KBRO 300301
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TXC061-310301-
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1001 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...This statement is for the following creek or river:
   Rio Grande River...

For the Rio Grande River Near San Benito.
*   Latest stage:    51.3 feet (15.6 meters) at 09 PM Friday.
*   Bankfull stage:  44.0 feet (13.4 meters).
*   Flood stage:     55.0 feet (16.8 meters).
*   Forecast:        No flooding is occurring. No flooding is
                     forecast. The river will fall slowly through
                     Sunday and will then start to increase slowly
                     on Monday.
*   At 55.0 feet (16.8 meters), minor lowland flooding reaches into
    the lowest sections of the flood plain inside the levees with no
    significant damage.

For the Rio Grande River At Lower Brownsville.
*   Latest stage:    22.1 feet (6.7 meters) at 09 PM Friday.
*   Bankfull stage:  24.0 feet (7.3 meters).
*   Flood stage:     27.0 feet (8.2 meters).
*   Forecast:        No flooding is occurring. No flooding is
                     forecast. The maximum stage forecast is 24.3
                     feet (7.4 meters) at 07 AM Sunday.
*   At 24.0 feet (7.3 meters), the river exceeds the lowest sections
    of the banks inside the levees.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our web page at
WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/BRO. In the blue menu section on the left of the
page...under the "CURRENT WEATHER" submenu...click on "RIVERS/LAKES"
which takes you to our AHPS web page.

Stay tuned to NOAA weather radio and the National Weather Service in
Brownsville for later statements or warnings.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and crest forecasts

                      Bank  Flood  Latest            Forecast 6AM LST
 Location             Full  Stage  Stage  Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon

Rio Grande River
  San Benito            44    55   51.3  Fri 09 PM  48.5  48.4  49.6
  Lower Brownsville     24    27   22.1  Fri 09 PM  24.3  24.2  23.7

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