Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
238 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  San Marcos River below Luling AFFECTING Caldwell and Gonzales Counties

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 rainfall along with
predicted rain for the next 12 hours. If actual rainfall varies
from forecast values, forecast river stages will vary.

Do not drive automobiles through flooded areas. Remember, 18 inches
of water or less can carry away most vehicles, including trucks.

If you see flood waters or come upon a flooded roadway, remember
to turn around and do not drown.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our web page at
www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx.

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238 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the San Marcos River below Luling.
* At  1:45 PM Monday the stage was 28.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Wednesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Most of Palmetto State Park is flooded including Farm
  to Market 2091 through the park. Flow is approaching the large park pavillion
  building. All park visitors are evacuated. At Highway 80 in Luling flow is
  well into the flood plain and approaching the golf course. Livestock are cut
  off in the flood plain below San Marcos to Gonzales..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Luling             11   20   28.0   Mon  2 PM  25.8  18.3  11.2   9.2   7.9


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LAT...LON 2963 9775 2969 9768 2964 9755 2952 9746
      2950 9752 2956 9760

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