Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
957 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Texas...
  Onion Creek At Hwy 183 Affecting Travis County

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...
  Colorado River At Bastrop Affecting Bastrop County
  Colorado River Near Smithville Affecting Bastrop and Fayette Counties
  Colorado River Above La Grange Affecting Fayette 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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957 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The flood warning is cancelled for the Onion Creek At Hwy 183.
* At  9:20 AM Friday the stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river level crested at 25.13 feet at 1:24 AM Friday. The river
  level will continue falling and is expected to fall below bankfull by Friday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Flow exceeds lowest sections of the banks. Low street
  crossings and bridges are threatened..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed
 Hwy 183            15   17   16.0   Fri 09 AM   8.6   7.3   6.8   6.6   6.2


&&

LAT...LON 3012 9781 3018 9779 3023 9759 3019 9753


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957 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River At Bastrop.
* At  9:00 AM Friday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising and the West Gulf River Forecast
  Center is currently expecting the river level to rise and crest around 32 feet by
  early Friday afternoon. This forecast level is due to expected inflows into the
  main river stem. It may be possible the river level will not reach this high this
  fast...so we will monitor the river trends and issue appropriate river forecast
  products as needed.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Disastrous flooding severely damages the Doty River,
  Hidden Valley, and Pecan Shores subdivisions above Smithville. Roads and
  bridges near the river are very dangerous.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed
 Bastrop            14   23   23.4   Fri 09 AM  18.9   8.7   5.5   4.6   4.4


&&

LAT...LON 3007 9737 3014 9731 3006 9717 2999 9718


$$

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957 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River Near Smithville.
* At  9:20 AM Friday the stage was 24.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising to around 29.2 feet by early
  Saturday morning. The river level is expected to fall below flood stage Saturday
  evening.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Major flooding inundates homes five miles upstream in
  Hidden Valley Estates, three miles upstream in Doty River Estates, one mile
  upstream in Pecan Shores Estates just above Smithville and in Kirtley below
  Smithville..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed
 Smithville         10   20   24.9   Fri 09 AM  27.2  14.3   7.9   5.3   4.1


&&

LAT...LON 2999 9718 3006 9717 2996 9686 2989 9692


$$

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957 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River Above La Grange.
* At  9:16 AM Friday the stage was 34.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising to around 43.7 feet by early
  Saturday morning. The river level is expected to fall below flood stage Sunday
  morning.
* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Disastrous flooding of the Colorado River damages
  several mobile homes in La Grange and five permanent homes in the Fritsch Auf
  subdivision are flooded up to six to seven feet. Severely flooded roads and
  bridges near the river make travel and evacuations dangerous..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed
 La Grange          19   26   34.3   Fri 09 AM  43.4  26.6  14.7  10.2   8.0


&&

LAT...LON 2989 9692 2996 9686 2982 9669 2976 9675


$$

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