Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
217 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

...The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued
 a flood warning for the...

  Sandies Creek

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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TXC123-210027-
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/WHOT2.1.ER.150520T0858Z.150520T1200Z.150520T1227Z.NO/
217 AM CDT WED MAY 20 2015

 The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  the Sandies Creek Near Westhoff.
* until this evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Crest near 21.1 feet early this morning. Then the river will
  fall back below Flood Stage by noon...but remain above Bankull Stage through
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding from the headwaters southeast
  of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero cuts off and
  potentially drowns livestock. The approaches to the Farm to Market 240 bridge
  three miles northeast of Westhoff flood..
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 21.1 feet on May 13
  1994.

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
  Westhoff          12   21   20.9   Wed  1 AM  21.1  13.6   7.0   5.5   4.9


&&

LAT...LON 2923 9749 2923 9742 2918 9734 2911 9733
      2909 9737 2914 9739

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