Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
1135 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Minor severity for the following
rivers in Texas...
  Menard Creek Near Rye affecting the following counties in Texas...Hardin...
  Liberty...Polk


For the Menard Creek at Rye, Moderate flooding is occuring, with river levels
forecasted to decrease.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons with interests along these streams should keep alert to rising water and
take all precautions to protect their property. Do not drive or walk into
flooded areas the depth and water velocity could be too great for you to cross
safely. Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate
route. Livestock and equipment should be removed from the flood plain
immediately.



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

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1135 PM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Menard Creek Near Rye
* until Saturday afternoon...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1115 PM Friday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest tonight and fall to below flood stage by tomorrow
  late morning.
* At 23.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins as low lying areas along the
  creek are inundated.



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

Menard Creek
  Rye                  20    23.0   Fri 11 PM     18.6   15.9   14.8   14.2

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LAT...LON 3056 9464 3042 9472 3044 9483 3053 9486 3049 9475 3056 9475


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