Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
146 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  Nueces River Near Asherton AFFECTING Dimmit County

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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/ASRT2.3.ER.150517T2256Z.150520T0700Z.150526T0636Z.NO/
146 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Asherton.
* At 1:30 AM Friday the stage was 28.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 29.0 feet...Widespread major flooding threatens livestock over a
  large area of the flood plain. A mile of Farm to Market 190 near the river is
  flooded and flow is within a foot of the Farm to Market 190 bridge floor over
  the Nueces River. The Nueces River and Turkey Creek are a mile and a half wide
  south and west of Carrizo Springs..

&&


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue
  Asherton          18   20   28.1   Fri 01 AM  28.0  25.8  24.4  22.9  19.1


&&

LAT...LON 2848 9975 2853 9967 2847 9939 2839 9939


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