Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS44 KCRP 221941
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
241 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Texas...
  Atascosa River At Whitsett affecting Live Oak County

.Recent heavy rainfall over the Atascoas River
basin will result in major flooding at Whitsett.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

All persons with interests along the river should monitor
the latest forecasts, and be prepared to take necessary
precautions to protect life and property. River stage forecasts
are based on observed and predicted rainfall. If actual
rainfall varies from forecast values, forecast river stages
will vary accordingly.

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

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TXC297-231341-
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/WTTT2.3.ER.160822T1037Z.160823T1200Z.160825T1251Z.NO/
241 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 the Atascosa River At Whitsett.
* until Thursday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:15 PM Monday the stage was 25.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river will continue rising to near 27.0 feet by
  tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  morning.

* At 26.0 feet Major lowland flooding occurs. Crops are damaged and
pastureland is flooded, cutting off cattle. Secondary roads and low
bridges also flood.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


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

Atascosa River
  Whitsett             20  25.7 Mon 02 PM  26.9 24.8 20.3 11.5  7.5

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LAT...LON 2861 9834 2869 9824 2861 9818 2849 9814
      2849 9824 2856 9826

$$

GW



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