Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
941 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

  San Antonio River Near Falls City AFFECTING Karnes County

  Cibolo Creek Near Falls City AFFECTING Karnes 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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941 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the San Antonio River Near Falls City.
* At  9:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to rise to
  near 12.5 feet by after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood
  stage by tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding above Falls City to above
  Goliad floods irrigation pumps, equipment, crops and pastureland. Livestock
  can be cut off in low areas of the flood plain..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
 Falls City          6   12   11.5   Tue  9 AM  12.3   5.4   2.9   3.1   3.1


&&

LAT...LON 2894 9813 2899 9804 2897 9782 2876 9764
      2872 9770 2889 9786

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/FCTT2.2.ER.150525T2033Z.150526T1200Z.150527T1300Z.NO/
941 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the Cibolo Creek Near Falls City.
* At  9:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Major lowland flooding of crop and pasturelands cut
  off many livestock and potentially drown them. Widespread flooding reaches
  secondary and primary roads, low bridges and crossings. Most of the Goliad
  State Park facilities downstream are under water..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
 Falls City          6   17   24.0   Tue  9 AM  17.4  11.2   5.9   3.7   2.6


&&

LAT...LON 2914 9803 2917 9794 2894 9780 2892 9790


$$



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