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
223 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

  South Fork San Gabriel River

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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TXC491-250123-
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/GETT2.2.ER.150524T0610Z.150524T1200Z.150524T1628Z.NO/
223 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

* Flood Warning for the South Fork San Gabriel River At Georgetown.
* until this evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  2:15 AM Sunday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will rise to crest around 14.6 feet by early
  Sunday morning. The river level will fall below flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding reaches low areas of the flood
  plain with no significant damage. Lowest areas of the city park downtown are
  flooded..
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 12.3 feet on Jun 9
  1997.

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
  Georgetown         5    9   14.3   Sun 02 AM  14.6   4.0   3.3   3.0   2.8


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LAT...LON 3059 9777 3065 9778 3070 9760 3070 9740
      3064 9737 3062 9760

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