Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
444 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued
 a flood warning for the...

  San Antonio River

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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444 PM CDT TUE SEP 27 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The flood warning continues for the San Antonio River near Floresville.
* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  4:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 32.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and now Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.5 feet by late Tuesday
  evening. The river is then expected to fall below flood stage Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Secondary roads near the floodplain may become flooded
  and impassable. Extensive flooding occurs in lowest portions of Floresville
  City Park..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
 Floresville        21   27   32.5   Tue 04 PM  31.4  16.9   6.6   6.3   6.1


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LAT...LON 2911 9820 2918 9813 2899 9803 2893 9811


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