Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
909 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

...The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers...

  San Bernard River near Sweeny affecting the following counties in Texas...
  Brazoria


For San Bernard River at Sweeny, Minor flooding is occuring, with Moderate
flooding forecasted.


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.

&&

TXC039-230209-
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/SWYT2.2.ER.160522T0812Z.160522T1800Z.160523T1800Z.NO/
909 AM CDT SUN MAY 22 2016

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The San Bernard River near Sweeny.
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0800 AM Sunday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 17.1 feet by this evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow early afternoon.
* At 17.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins. Water is over the mid level
  walkway at the Phillips Terminal near Sweeny. Barges can not push barges
  upstream and are unable to dock. Water begins spilling into the left flood
  plain.

&&

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

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