Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
827 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  Rio Grande above Presidio 6WNW affecting Presidio County

River levels on the Rio Grande at Presidio 6WNW are currently
falling below minor flood stage and are expected to fall below
flood stage by this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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827 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Rio Grande above Presidio 6WNW.
* until late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8AM Wednesday the stage was 9.2 feet (2.8 meters).
* flooding is occurring and  flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet (2.7 meters).
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet (2.7 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 9.0 feet (2.7 meters) on
Oct 14 2017.

&&

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
                                                7AM   7AM   7AM   7AM
  Presidio 6WNW   6.0  9.0    9.2   Wed  8 AM   8.7   8.2   7.8   7.5

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

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
                                                7AM   7AM   7AM   7AM
  Presidio 6WNW   1.8  2.7    2.8   Wed  8 AM   2.7   2.5   2.4   2.3

&&

LAT...LON 2975 10465 2980 10451 2963 10437 2951 10446 2957 10453


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