Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
833 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017


A river flood warning remains in effect for the San Bernard River.

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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TXC039-157-481-250233-
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/BOLT2.2.ER.170119T0311Z.170121T2201Z.170125T2230Z.NO/
833 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until late Wednesday night...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The San Bernard River Near Boling
* UNTIL LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0815 PM Monday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Wednesday
  afternoon.
* At 22.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding upstream from the gage with
  significant backwater flooding up Peach Creek in Wharton County inundating low
  lying areas. Minor backwater flooding up Snake Creek in Fort Bend County.

&&

LAT...LON 2940 9592 2930 9584 2913 9566 2913 9577 2930 9595 2940 9605



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

San Bernard River
  Boling               18    23.0   Mon 08 PM     21.1   17.8   14.9   13.1

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TXC039-241240-
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/SWYT2.1.ER.170122T1239Z.170123T1400Z.170124T0040Z.NO/
833 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday morning...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The San Bernard River near Sweeny
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0800 AM Monday the stage was 16.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and river levels should fall below flood Tuesday.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is near crest and fall below flood stage Tuesday.
* At 16.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins. Water is over the mid level
  walkway at the Phillips Terminal near Sweeny and tugs can not push barges
  upstream and are unable to dock.

&&

LAT...LON 2913 9566 2902 9554 2888 9543 2888 9553 2902 9565 2913 9577



&&


                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

San Bernard River
  Sweeny               16    16.2   Mon 08 AM     15.2   14.0   11.9   11.5

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