Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
803 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017


A river flood warning remains in effect for the Middle Yegua Creek.

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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TXC051-287-201800-
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/DMYT2.1.ER.170119T0923Z.170119T1645Z.170120T0600Z.NO/
803 PM CST THU JAN 19 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Middle Yegua Creek NEAR Dime Box
* UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0715 PM Thursday the stage was 10.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by after
  midnight tonight.
* At 10.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins as water spills into the flood
  plain in the vicintiy of the gage. FM 141 below the confluence with West Yegua
  Creek is threatened and backwater flooding up West Yegua and Turkey Creeks in
  Lee County is likely.

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LAT...LON 3039 9698 3038 9690 3036 9674 3027 9674 3029 9690 3030 9698



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Middle Yegua Creek
  Dime Box             10    10.1   Thu 07 PM      9.0    6.2    4.3    3.7

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