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

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

  Onion Creek At Hwy 183 AFFECTING Travis County
  Colorado River At Bastrop AFFECTING Bastrop County
  Colorado River Near Smithville AFFECTING Bastrop and Fayette Counties
  Colorado River Above La Grange AFFECTING Fayette 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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315 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for the Onion Creek At Hwy 183.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 18.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by this
  morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...The 12000 block of Old San Antonio Road upstream may
  be flooded. Neighborhoods along Onion Creek are not affected..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
  Hwy 183           15   17   18.2   Tue 03 AM  17.5   9.4   8.0   7.5   7.1


&&

LAT...LON 3012 9781 3018 9779 3023 9759 3019 9753


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315 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River At Bastrop.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 22.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early this morning and continue to rise
  to near 28.2 feet by this evening. The riverwill fall below flood stage by
  early tomorrow.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Major flooding reaches lowest homes downstream above
  Smithville in the Doty River, Pecan Shores, and Hidden Valley Estate
  subdivisions. Low roads and bridges near the river flood and are very
  dangerous to motorists..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
  Bastrop           14   23   22.1   Tue 03 AM  23.9  20.3   8.9   6.2   4.8


&&

LAT...LON 3007 9737 3014 9731 3006 9717 2999 9718


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315 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River Near Smithville.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 23.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue rising to near 27.6 feet by this evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 28.0 feet...Major flooding inundates homes five miles upstream in
  Hidden Valley Estates, three miles upstream in Doty River Estates, one mile
  upstream in Pecan Shores Estates just above Smithville and in Kirtley below
  Smithville..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
  Smithville        10   20   23.3   Tue 03 AM  25.4  24.2  12.6   7.2   4.9


&&

LAT...LON 2999 9718 3006 9717 2996 9686 2989 9692


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315 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River Above La Grange.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 26.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early this morning and continue to rise
  to near 36.5 feet by this evening. The riverwill fall below flood stage by
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...Major flooding of the Colorado River reaches lowest
  homes in the Fritsch Auf Subdivision on the south bank of the Colorado River
  in La Grange. Severely flooded roads and bridges near the river make travel
  and evacuations very dangerous..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
  La Grange         19   26   26.0   Tue 03 AM  27.9  34.0  24.6  12.5   9.0


&&

LAT...LON 2989 9692 2996 9686 2982 9669 2976 9675


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