Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
835 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Texas...

  Rio Grande at Presidio International Bridge affecting Presidio
  County
  Rio Grande below Presidio 5SE affecting Presidio County

.Rainfall has ended over the Rio Grande basin and river levels
have fallen below flood stage.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists are urged to heed flood warnings, and exercise caution if
traveling through this area.  Vehicle-related fatalities are the
number one source of flood fatalities in West Texas and New Mexico.
If you encounter a flooded stretch of roadway, do not attempt to
cross it.  You and your vehicle could be swept downstream in rushing
floodwaters.  Turn around, don`t drown!

River levels are high.  Ranchers and farmers should move livestock
and machinery out of flood-prone areas if time permits.

Keep in mind that any additional rainfall across the area could
significantly change the present forecast stage.

Additional information is available at:  www.weather.gov/midland

No further statements will be needed at this time.

&&

TXC377-190205-
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/PRST2.1.ER.170818T0545Z.170818T1130Z.170818T1726Z.NO/
835 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Rio Grande at Presidio International Bridge.
* At  8PM Friday the stage was 13.1 feet (4.0 meters).
* Fell below flood stage at 12:26 PM Friday.
* Flood stage is 15.5 feet (4.7 meters).
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 12.8 feet (3.9
  meters) by Sunday morning.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.7 feet (4.8 meters) on
Aug 18 2017.

&&

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sat   Sat
                                                1AM   7AM   1PM   7PM
  Presidio Inter 12.0 15.5   13.1   Fri  8 PM  12.9  12.9  12.9  12.9

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sat   Sat
                                                1AM   7AM   1PM   7PM
  Presidio Inter  3.7  4.7    4.0   Fri  8 PM   3.9   3.9   3.9   3.9

&&

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


$$

TXC377-190205-
/O.CAN.KMAF.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-170819T1845Z/
/PRDT2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
835 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Rio Grande below Presidio 5SE.
* At  8PM Friday the stage was 6.4 feet (2.0 meters).
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet (2.7 meters).
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 8.5 feet (feet
  meters).  The river will fall to 6.0 feet (1.8 meters) by .

This crest compares to a previous crest of 9.7 feet (3.0 meters) on
Jul 23 2017.

&&

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sat   Sat
                                                1AM   7AM   1PM   7PM
  Presidio 5SE    8.0  9.0    6.4   Fri  8 PM   6.2   6.1   6.1   6.1

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sat   Sat
                                                1AM   7AM   1PM   7PM
  Presidio 5SE    2.4  2.7    2.0   Fri  8 PM   1.9   1.9   1.9   1.9

&&

LAT...LON 2945 10435 2961 10430 2959 10425 2937 10394 2923 10401


$$




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