Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
911 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...The National Weather Service in Midland has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers in Texas...

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

.Recent rainfall over the Rio Grande basin and its tributaries
has led to rises in river levels. Flooding is occuring or is expected
to occur along the Rio Grande at Presidio this afternoon and evening.

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

The next statement will be issued as needed.

&&

TXC377-230611-
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/PRST2.1.ER.170722T1242Z.170722T1800Z.170723T0751Z.NO/
911 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The National Weather Service in  has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Rio Grande at Presidio International Bridge.
* until Sunday afternoon, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8AM Saturday the stage was 15.9 feet (4.8 meters).
* flooding is occurring and  flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.5 feet (4.7 meters).
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.9 feet (5.2
  meters) by this afternoon.  The river will fall below flood stage
  after midnight tomorrow.
* Impact...At 15.5 feet (4.7 meters), the river reaches minor flood
  stage, and flooding between the levees occurs.  No damage to
  structures is expected.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.1 feet (5.2 meters) on
Sep 29 2012.

&&

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sun   Sun
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Presidio Inter 12.0 15.5   15.9   Sat  8 AM  16.9  15.7  16.4  13.5

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sun   Sun
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Presidio Inter  3.7  4.7    4.8   Sat  8 AM   5.2   4.8   5.0   4.1

&&

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


$$

TXC377-230611-
/O.NEW.KMAF.FL.W.0026.170722T1411Z-170724T0000Z/
/PRDT2.1.ER.170720T0148Z.170723T0000Z.170723T1200Z.NO/
911 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

The National Weather Service in  has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Rio Grande below Presidio 5SE.
* until Sunday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8AM Saturday the stage was 7.1 feet (2.2 meters).
* flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet (2.7 meters).
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 10.2 feet (3.1 meters) by this evening.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet (3.4 meters), minor flooding continues along
  the river.  Irrigation pumps may need to be removed.  No threats to
  residences or other structures are known to occur.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 10.2 feet (3.1 meters) on
Jul 9 2015.

&&

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sun   Sun
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Presidio 5SE    8.0  9.0    7.1   Sat  8 AM   9.0  10.2  10.1   9.0

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sat   Sat   Sun   Sun
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Presidio 5SE    2.4  2.7    2.2   Sat  8 AM   2.7   3.1   3.1   2.7

&&

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


$$




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