Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS44 KCRP 240143
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
843 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following river in Texas...

  Nueces River At Calallen affecting Nueces and San Patricio Counties

.Recent or heavy rainfall over the aforementioned
river basin will keep the river above flood stage for the
next several days.

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 and predicted rainfall. If actual
rainfall varies from forecast values, forecast river stages
will vary accordingly.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our AHPS page at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=crp

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TXC355-409-241943-
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843 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River at Calallen.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 8.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 8.7 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon then begin falling.

* At 8.5 feet, major lowland flooding occurs. Roads flood through
residential areas, cutting off homes near Calallen at times for
weeks.  Evacuations are required in the subdivisions of County Road
73 in Riverside Addition 1 and 2, Riverside Annex, Twin Lakes,
Riverside Acres and homes in the Nueces River Estates and Lindgreen
Estates. Hazel Bazemore Park is flooded, and Labonte Park is
inundated.


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 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thu

Nueces River
  Calallen              7   8.4 Sat 07 PM   8.7  8.6  8.5  8.4  8.4


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LAT...LON 2787 9776 2794 9768 2787 9756 2784 9750
      2781 9755



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