Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
1023 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016


A river flood warning remains in effect for the Trinity River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.

Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.

Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few
days.



Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.

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1023 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday morning...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Trinity River Near Crockett...
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0945 AM Friday...the stage was 39.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Saturday early afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 41.6 feet Sunday early afternoon. The river will fall below
  flood stage Tuesday evening.
* At 41.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage
  creating problems for cattle ranches and prison farms. Livestock may need to
  be removed from low areas in the flood plain.

&&

LAT...LON 3150 9569 3133 9560 3109 9571 3109 9582 3133 9572 3150 9580

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Trinity River
  Crockett             41    39.9   Fri 10 AM     40.8   41.5   41.5   41.2

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1023 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Riverside...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0930 AM Friday...the stage was 134.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 133.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 135.4 feet by early
  Wednesday morning. Highly affected by Lake Livingston releases which have
  been increasing. More rainfall is expected.
* At 135.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding continues as significant backwater up
  Thomas Lake floods the lowest areas in the Green Rich Shore Subdivision in
  Walker County with the boat ramp completely inundated. The lowest lying areas
  in the Deep River Plantation Subdivision and FM 980 northwest of Riverside are
  threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 3097 9584 3096 9562 3093 9528 3082 9528 3087 9562 3088 9584

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Trinity River
  Riverside           134   134.9   Fri 09 AM    135.1  135.2  135.2  135.3

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1023 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River In Liberty...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 AM Friday...the stage was 26.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 27.6 feet Monday afternoon
  due to Lake Livingston releases.
* At 27.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins as roads into several outlying
  communities above Liberty are closed with residents in 5 or 6 subdivisions cut
  off if not evacuated.

&&

LAT...LON 3027 9475 2996 9470 2996 9487 3027 9489

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Trinity River
  Liberty              26    26.7   Fri 09 AM     27.0   27.3   27.5   27.6

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1023 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Moss Bluff...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0930 AM Friday...the stage was 12.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.2 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.2 feet by Tuesday evening.
  Affected by Lake Livingston releases. More rainfall expected.
  then begin falling.
* At 12.2 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage.

&&

LAT...LON 2996 9470 2979 9466 2979 9479 2996 9487

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sat    Sun    Mon    Tue

Trinity River
  Moss Bluff           12    12.8   Fri 09 AM     12.8   13.0   13.0   13.1

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