Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1027 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

  San Antonio River Near Elmendorf AFFECTING Bexar and Wilson Counties

  San Antonio River Near Falls City AFFECTING Karnes County

  Cibolo Creek Near Falls City AFFECTING Karnes 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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1027 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the San Antonio River Near Elmendorf.
* At  9:30 AM Monday the stage was 37.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late this
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 39.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding damages crops and floods
  pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Secondary roads and low
  bridges, irrigation pumps, oil field pump jacks and tank batteries flood.
  Livestock are cut off in low areas..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Elmendorf          33   35   37.0   Mon  9 AM  28.1  25.7  18.8  16.9  16.4


&&

LAT...LON 2919 9838 2926 9835 2920 9817 2899 9804
      2894 9813 2915 9825

$$

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1027 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the San Antonio River Near Falls City.
* At  9:15 AM Monday the stage was 6.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to rise to
  near 12.7 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood
  stage by tomorrow late evening.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding above Falls City to above
  Goliad floods irrigation pumps, equipment, crops and pastureland. Livestock
  can be cut off in low areas of the flood plain..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Falls City          6   12    6.5   Mon  9 AM  12.5  10.2   4.9   3.4   3.1


&&

LAT...LON 2894 9813 2899 9804 2897 9782 2876 9764
      2872 9770 2889 9786

$$

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1027 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the Cibolo Creek Near Falls City.
* At 10:15 AM Monday the stage was 15.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise
  to near 27.2 feet by tomorrow evening. The river will fall below flood stage by
  Wednesday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Major lowland flooding of crop and pasture land above
  Stockdale to the San Antonio River confluence. Cuts off hundreds of cattle and
  potentially drowns them. Most roads and bridges near the river flood. Nearly
  all the facilities of Goliad State Park downstream flood and are severely
  damaged..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat
 Falls City          6   17   15.0   Mon 10 AM  22.5  22.7   4.3   2.7   1.8


&&

LAT...LON 2914 9803 2917 9794 2894 9780 2892 9790


$$




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