Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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WGUS84 KEWX 011516
FLSEWX
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1016 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

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

  Nueces River Near Asherton Affecting Dimmit County
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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1016 AM CDT SAT OCT 1 2016

 The flood warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Asherton.
* At  9:30 AM Saturday the stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late this
  afternoon and below action stage during the day on Sunday.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding reaches into low lying areas
  of the flood plain. Livestock should be moved from vulnerable areas.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
 Asherton           18   20   21.5   Sat 09 AM  17.6  14.0  11.3   9.6   8.2


&&

LAT...LON 2848 9975 2853 9967 2847 9939 2839 9939


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