Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS84 KCRP 230254
FLSCRP
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  Nueces River At Cotulla affecting La Salle County
  Nueces River Near Three Rivers affecting Live Oak County
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas..
  Nueces River Near Tilden affecting McMullen County
  Nueces River At Mathis affecting Jim Wells...Live Oak...Nueces and
  San Patricio Counties
  Nueces River Near Bluntzer affecting Jim Wells...Nueces and San
  Patricio Counties
  Nueces River At Calallen affecting Nueces and San Patricio Counties

.Recent rainfall over the area will keep the aforementioned
rivers above flood stage for the next few days. Additional
heavy rainfall during the Memorial Day weekend could result in
additional rises above these forecast values.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, local TV and radio
stations, or cable TV outlets, for the latest weather
information, as additional rainfall could affect crest
forecasts.

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

&&

TXC283-232054-
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/COTT2.3.ER.150521T1907Z.150523T1200Z.150527T0400Z.NO/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River At Cotulla.
* until Wednesday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 19.6 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early
  Wednesday.

* At 18.0 feet Major widespread lowland flooding occurs, and many
cattle have to be evacuated. Many roads near the river begin or are
near flood, including FM 3408 from I-35, Valley Wells Road, the
frontage road at mile marker 67. Flooding occurs on portions of Dobie
Road including in and around Highway 624, and South of Highway 97.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Cotulla              15  19.4 Fri 09 PM  19.6 18.8 17.4 15.9 14.5


&&


LAT...LON 2859 9940 2818 9894 2817 9880 2807 9880
      2808 9906 2841 9939



$$

TXC311-232054-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TILT2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.150522T1900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Tilden.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:30 PM Friday the stage was 18.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue to fall to a stage of 16.4 feet
  by Sunday morning...but will remain above flood stage for the next
  few days.

* At 19.0 feet Major lowland flooding of livestock, roads, irrigation
pumps and tank batteries. Fencing is damaged as well as hunting
cabins.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Tilden               14  18.7 Fri 09 PM  18.3 16.4 16.2 16.1 15.1


&&


LAT...LON 2817 9880 2836 9859 2845 9833 2833 9833
      2826 9854 2807 9880



$$

TXC297-232054-
/O.EXT.KCRP.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-150525T2203Z/
/THET2.3.ER.150516T0100Z.150519T0800Z.150525T0603Z.NO/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Three Rivers.
* until Monday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:15 PM Friday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will have another slow rise to near the flood
  stage of 25 feet on Sunday...then begin another slow fall.

* At 25.0 feet Minor lowland flooding occurs, and damages irrigation
pumps and equipment vulnerable to lowland flooding. Flooding of
secondary roads, low bridges and pasturland also occurs.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Three Rivers         25  21.0 Fri 09 PM  20.1 23.2 24.1 20.9 18.9


&&


LAT...LON 2843 9833 2850 9808 2815 9786 2810 9794
      2836 9815 2833 9833



$$

TXC249-297-355-409-232054-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTBT2.3.ER.000000T0000Z.150522T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River At Mathis.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 28.4 feet after
  midnight tomorrow then begin falling.


* At 28.0 feet Major lowland flooding occurs, causing widespread
evacuations downstream above Calallen. The west bank residents below
Bluntzer may be cut off for 4 to 6 weeks.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Mathis               25  28.4 Fri 09 PM  28.4 28.4 28.3 28.3 28.3


&&


LAT...LON 2810 9794 2815 9786 2802 9775 2799 9787




$$

TXC249-355-409-232054-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CBVT2.3.ER.150517T2347Z.150526T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Bluntzer.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 PM Friday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 31.8 feet Tuesday
  early afternoon then begin a very slow fall.


* At 31.0 feet Major lowland flooding occurs from near Blutzer to
Calallen. Widespread residential flooding likely will occur for
weeks. This includes homes in the following subdivisions: Sandy
Hallow, Los Dos Palomas, Los Escondido, and along Oak Lne in Rio
Encinos. Many secondary roads, primary roads, and low bridges are
flooded, with water possibly a few feet deep. Livestock are cut off
possibly for weeks and could drown.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Bluntzer             18  30.0 Fri 09 PM  30.3 30.9 31.6 31.7 31.8


&&


LAT...LON 2799 9787 2802 9775 2797 9775 2794 9768
      2787 9776 2792 9783



$$

TXC355-409-232054-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CAAT2.2.ER.150520T0610Z.150525T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
954 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Nueces River At Calallen.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:30 PM Friday the stage was 7.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 8.2 feet Monday
  evening then begin a very slow fall.

* At 8.2 feet Roads flood in residential areas, cutting off homes
near Calallen, and requiring evacuations. This includes 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 and Labonte
Park will also flood, with a good part of the park under water. Roads
near the park and river are closed, and the soccer field is
inundated.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Nueces River
  Calallen              7   7.7 Fri 08 PM   7.8  8.0  8.2  8.2  8.1


&&


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



$$



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