Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016


A river flood warning remains in effect for the Menard Creek...Middle Yegua
Creek...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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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Crockett...
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0945 AM Sunday...the stage was 41.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.6 feet by Monday 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     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Trinity River
  Crockett             41    41.2   Sun 10 AM     41.5   41.4   40.6   39.6

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Riverside...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0930 AM Sunday...the stage was 135.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 133.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 135.7 feet Monday into
  Tuesday afternoon then begin falling.
* At 136.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage.
  The lowest homes in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision are flooded and Thomas
  Lake Road is inundated and impassable. Low roads in the Deep River Plantation
  Subdivision are inundated. The lowest roads into properties off FM 980
  northwest of Riverside are inundated and the lowest buildings 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     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Trinity River
  Riverside           134   135.5   Sun 09 AM    135.7  135.7  135.5  135.1

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Goodrich...
* until Wednesday morning...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0945 AM Sunday...the stage was 38.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 36.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is near a flat crest...remain in the 38 to 38.5 feet
  range the next 1 to 2 days...then begin falling.
* At 38.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins.

&&

LAT...LON 3062 9503 3061 9495 3053 9477 3053 9489 3055 9503

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Trinity River
  Goodrich             36    38.2   Sun 10 AM     38.1   37.0   35.0   33.4

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River In Liberty...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 AM Sunday...the stage was 27.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Major flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has a steady rise into major flood Monday...rising to
  29.3 feet Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday.
* At 29.0 feet...Major lowland flooding begins as homes in several subdivisions
  above Liberty begin flooding. Extensive flooding over much of Liberty County
  can be expected with each incremental rise in the river.

&&

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

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Trinity River
  Liberty              26    27.8   Sun 09 AM     28.9   29.2   29.3   29.2

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Moss Bluff...
* until the warning is canceled.
* At 0930 AM Sunday...the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.2 feet.
* Forecast...The river remains above flood stage into next week...to near 14.2
  Wednesday.
* At 15.2 feet...Moderate 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     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Trinity River
  Moss Bluff           12    13.4   Sun 09 AM     13.6   13.9   14.1   14.3

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Menard Creek Near Rye...
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 AM Sunday...the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has a secondary rise to to crest around 22 feet
  late sunday into early Monday.

&&

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

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Menard Creek
  Rye                  20    20.0   Sun 09 AM     21.4   18.7   16.0   15.2

$$

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1038 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...Flood Warning extended until late Monday night...The Flood Warning continues
  for the Middle Yegua Creek near Dime Box...
* from this morning to late Monday night...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 AM Sunday...the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is nearing crest now and then begin falling Sunday.
* At 10.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins as water spills into the flood
  plain in the vicintiy of the gage. FM 141 below the confluence with West Yegua
  Creek is threatened and backwater flooding up West Yegua and Turkey Creeks in
  Lee County is likely.

&&

LAT...LON 3039 9698 3038 9690 3036 9674 3027 9674 3029 9690 3030 9698

&&
                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 AM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu

Middle Yegua Creek
  Dime Box             10    10.2   Sun 09 AM     10.2    9.2    7.4    5.5

$$



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