River Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
918 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...This river statement includes the following: Colorado River...San Bernard
River...

* The Colorado River near Columbus.
* Latest stage:   27.6 feet tonight.
* Bankfull stage: 30.0 feet.
* Flood stage:    34.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river is expected to rise out of banks overnight and based on
  local rainfall and routed upstream flow a continued rise to near flood stage is
  possible early Wednesday.

* The Colorado River in Wharton.
* Latest stage:   22.1 feet tonight.
* Bankfull stage: 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage:    39.0 feet.
* Forecast: Based on local rainfall and routed upstream flow the river is
  expected to continue rising to near flood stage Wednesday afternoon.

* The Colorado River near Bay City.
* Latest stage:    8.4 feet tonight.
* Bankfull stage: 23.0 feet.
* Flood stage:    44.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river is expected to rise out of banks Tuesday night.

* The San Bernard River near East Bernard.
* Latest stage:   13.0 feet tonight.
* Bankfull stage: 13.0 feet.
* Flood stage:    17.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river is expected to continue rising to near 15.5 feet by
  Wednesday afternoon.

* The San Bernard River near Sweeny.
* Latest stage:   12.0 feet Monday morning.
* Bankfull stage: 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage:    16.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river is expected to remain near bankfull for the next several
  days.

&&

                   Bankfull Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

San Bernard River
  East Bernard         13    13.0   Mon  9 PM     14.0   15.4   15.0   14.2
  Sweeny               12    12.0   Mon  8 AM     12.0   12.2   12.3   12.2

Colorado River
  Columbus             30    27.6   Mon  9 PM     31.3   38.2   34.8   23.9
  Wharton              20    22.1   Mon  9 PM     30.3   35.3   40.5   39.2
  Bay City             23     8.4   Mon  9 PM     22.4   27.1   33.1   34.1

$$




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