Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS44 KCRP 291527
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1027 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...Forecast flooding changed from Moderate to Major severity for the
following rivers in Texas...

  Nueces River at Cotulla affecting La Salle County

.Recent or anticipated heavy rainfall over the aforementioned
river basins will result in river rises above flood stage
during the next few days.

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 and predicted rainfall. If actual
rainfall varies from forecast values, forecast river stages
will vary accordingly.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our AHPS page at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=crp

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TXC283-300927-
/O.EXT.KCRP.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-150602T1000Z/
/COTT2.3.ER.150521T1907Z.150524T0015Z.150601T1800Z.NO/
1027 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River at Cotulla.
* until late Monday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Friday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast:  The river is currently cresting right at the threshold
  for major flooding, 17.0 feet. It is forecast to remain at or just
  below 17.0 feet through tomorrow, after which it will begin a slow
  fall. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon.

* At 17.0 feet, major lowland flooding occurs from above Cotulla to
below Tilden. Irrigation equipment, oil well pump jacks and tank
batteries, hunting cabins and livestock cut off in wide areas of the
flood plain.


&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed

Nueces River
  Cotulla              15  17.0 Fri 10 AM  16.9 16.4 15.3 14.0 13.3


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LAT...LON 2859 9940 2818 9894 2817 9880 2807 9880
      2808 9906 2841 9939



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