Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS84 KCRP 241509
FLSCRP
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

  Nueces River Near Three Rivers affecting Live Oak County
  Nueces River At Cotulla affecting La Salle County
  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.

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

&&

TXC283-250908-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/COTT2.3.ER.150521T1907Z.150524T0015Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Cotulla.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 20.2 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue a slow fall...but will remain above
  flood stage until further notice.
* At 20.0 feet Major and massive lowland flooding occur. Some evacuations
  may be required. Many roads near the river will flood, including FM 3408
  from I-35, Valley Wells Road, the frontage road near mile marker 67.
  Flooding also occurs on Dobie Road including in and around Highway 624.
  FM 624 also floods south of Highway 97 toward Fowlerton

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Cotulla              15  20.2 Sun 09 AM  18.6 17.8 18.3 18.4 18.0

&&

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

$$

TXC311-250907-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TILT2.3.ER.000000T0000Z.150529T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Tilden.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 AM Sunday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 20.6 feet by
  Friday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At 20.0 feet Major flooding below cotulla to below tilden occurs,
  and cuts off extensive portions of the flood plain, requiring
  wholesale evacuation of livestock from the area. Roads and bridges
  near the river flood severely. Hunting cabins, pump jacks, tank
  batteries, irrigation pumps and any equipment in low areas near the
  river flood.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Tilden               14  18.2 Sun 09 AM  18.1 18.0 18.1 19.3 20.6

&&

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

$$

TXC297-250907-
/O.EXT.KCRP.FL.W.0045.150525T1124Z-000000T0000Z/
/THET2.2.ER.150525T1124Z.150527T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Three Rivers.
* From Monday morning until further notice...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 9:15 AM Sunday the stage was 18.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by Monday morning and continue
  to rise to near 30.3 feet by Wednesday morning. The river will remain
  above flood stage until further notice.
* At 32.0 feet The Nueces River backs up minor creeks to near the
  slab elevation of homes in the River Creek Acres Subdivision, five
  miles southeast of George West. Livestock are cut off and could drown
  in low areas of the flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Three Rivers         25  18.9 Sun 09 AM  25.1 28.9 30.3 29.0 27.8

&&

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

$$

TXC249-297-355-409-250907-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MTBT2.3.ER.000000T0000Z.150522T1445Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Mathis.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will settle at minor flood and will remain
  at this stage until further notice.
* At 25.0 feet Minor lowland flooding occurs. Flow escapes secondary
  banks of the main channel. There is widespread flooding of the flood
  plain downstream, between Bluntzer and Calallen, cutting off many
  homes and residential areas for days and possibly weeks.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Mathis               25  25.5 Sun 09 AM  25.4 25.4 25.4 25.4 25.4

&&

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

$$

TXC249-355-409-250907-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CBVT2.3.ER.150517T2347Z.150523T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Bluntzer.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 28.6 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue a slow fall...but will remain above
  flood stage until further notice.
* At 27.0 feet Major lowland flooding occurs from near Blutzer to
  Calallen. Widespread residential flooding occurs for days or 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 foot or more deep. The flow is out of the channel
  and into prevailing left flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Bluntzer             18  28.6 Sun 09 AM  27.3 26.9 26.8 26.7 26.7

&&

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

$$

TXC355-409-250907-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CAAT2.3.ER.150520T0610Z.150524T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1008 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Calallen.
* Until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9:30 AM Sunday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Major 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 this
  afternoon then begin falling. The river will remain above flood
  stage until further notice.
* 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.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

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

Nueces River
  Calallen              7   8.7 Sun 09 AM   8.6  8.3  8.0  7.8  7.7

&&

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

$$

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