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
813 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

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

  Sandies Creek

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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TXC123-240713-
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813 AM CDT TUE AUG 23 2016

 The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Sandies Creek Near Westhoff.
* until Wednesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to rise to near
  22.4 feet by this evening.The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Sandies Creek escapes the channel hundreds of yards
  into the flood plain from the headwaters to the Guadalupe River confluence.
  Livestock in low areas are cut off and potentially drowned. Secondary roads
  and low bridges are flooded and dangerous. The approaches of the
  Westhoff/Cheapside road bridge over Sandies Creek are flooded and water is to
  the bottom of the bridge..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
 Westhoff           12   21   21.0   Tue  7 AM  21.2  15.6   6.9   3.6   3.5


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LAT...LON 2923 9749 2923 9742 2918 9734 2911 9733
      2909 9737 2914 9739

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