Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS44 KCRP 300111
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
811 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
   following river in Texas...

  Nueces River At Cotulla affecting La Salle County

.Recent or anticipated heavy rainfall over the aforementioned
river basins will result in river rises above flood stage
during the next few days.

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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TXC283-301911-
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/COTT2.3.ER.161001T1000Z.161003T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
811 PM CDT THU SEP 29 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
   The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Cotulla.
* From late Friday night until further notice...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 7.1 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by early Saturday morning and continue
  to rise to near 17.3 feet by Monday morning. The river will then remain
  above flood stage until further notice.
* At 17.0 feet Major lowland flooding above Cotulla to below Tilden.
  Irrigation equipment, oil well pump jacks and tank batteries, hunting
  cabins and livestock cut off in wide 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   Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue

Nueces River
  Cotulla              15   7.1 Thu 07 PM  11.8 15.2 16.7 17.3 16.9

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

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