River Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FGUS84 KMAF 161722
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TXC377-171722-
HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1222 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...Notable river level rises observed on the Rio Grande at Presidio
International Bridge...

Releases from Lake Luis Leon in Mexico have resulted in elevated
flows along the Rio Grande at the International Bridge in Presidio.
The river will rise to action stage, which is 12 feet, or 3.7
meters, tonight and potentially stay elevated through the
week due to later releases.  In addition, heavy rainfall could
occur over Mexico and West Texas Wednesday and Thursday in
association with the remnants of Tropical Storm Odile.
Therefore, the potential exists for the Rio Grande to rise to or
above flood stage through midweek.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Wed   Wed
                                                7PM   1AM   7AM   1PM
  Presidio Inter 12.0 15.5   10.5   Tue 11 AM  11.8  12.0  12.1  12.1

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Tue   Wed   Wed   Wed
                                                7PM   1AM   7AM   1PM
  Presidio Inter  3.7  4.7    3.2   Tue 11 AM   3.6   3.7   3.7   3.7

&&

LAT...LON 2951 10446 2963 10437 2961 10430 2945 10435 2949 10443


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