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
958 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

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

  San Antonio 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.

&&

TXC029-493-210958-
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958 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The flood warning continues for the San Antonio River Near Elmendorf.
* until Tuesday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 36.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39.2 feet by this evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow late morning.
* Impact...At 39.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding damages crops and floods
  pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Secondary roads and low
  bridges, irrigation pumps, oil field pump jacks and tank batteries flood.
  Livestock are cut off in low areas..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Elmendorf          33   35   36.4   Mon 09 AM  36.8  20.8  14.3  13.8  13.5


&&

LAT...LON 2919 9838 2926 9835 2924 9821 2918 9813
      2911 9820 2918 9826

$$

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958 AM CST MON FEB 20 2017

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

* Flood Warning for
  the San Antonio River near Floresville.
* from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 7.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow afternoon and continue to rise
  to near 27.3 feet by tomorrow evening.The river will fall below flood stage by
  tomorrow late evening.


&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Floresville        21   27    7.5   Mon 09 AM  24.8  25.4  11.6   8.7   8.0


&&

LAT...LON 2911 9820 2918 9813 2899 9803 2893 9811


$$



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