Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
114 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas..
  Colorado River Above La Grange Affecting Fayette 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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TXC149-291214-
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/LGRT2.3.ER.150526T0801Z.150527T2320Z.150529T0256Z.NO/
114 PM CDT THU MAY 28 2015

The flood warning continues for
  the Colorado River Above La Grange.
* At  1:00 PM Thursday the stage was 31.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tonight.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding reaches the flood plain near
  La Grange. Homes in the Fritsch Auf Subdivision on the south bank of the
  Colorado River may be threatened if heavy runoff down Buckners Creek adds to
  the Colorado River flow at this level..

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Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
 La Grange          19   26   31.8   Thu 01 PM  20.4  12.3   7.5   6.0   6.3


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LAT...LON 2989 9692 2996 9686 2982 9669 2976 9675


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