Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
835 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016


A river flood warning remains in effect for the Trinity River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.

Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.

Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few
days.



Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.

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835 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

...Flood Warning extended until Tuesday afternoon...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Trinity River Near Riverside
* until Tuesday afternoon...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0730 PM Thursday the stage was 135.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 133.5 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early
  Tuesday morning.
* At 136.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage.
  The lowest homes in the Green Rich Shores Subdivision are flooded and Thomas
  Lake Road is inundated and impassable. Low roads in the Deep River Plantation
  Subdivision are inundated. The lowest roads into properties off FM 980
  northwest of Riverside are inundated and the lowest buildings are threatened.

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LAT...LON 3097 9584 3096 9562 3093 9528 3082 9528 3087 9562 3088 9584



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Trinity River
  Riverside           134   135.5   Thu 07 PM    135.3  134.9  134.3  133.6

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835 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River In Liberty
* until further notice...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0815 PM Thursday the stage was 29.2 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain around 29.2 feet for the next several days.
* At 29.0 feet...Major lowland flooding begins as homes in several subdivisions
  above Liberty begin flooding. Extensive flooding over much of Liberty County
  can be expected with each incremental rise in the river.

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LAT...LON 3027 9475 2996 9470 2996 9487 3027 9489



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Trinity River
  Liberty              26    29.2   Thu 08 PM     29.1   29.1   29.0   28.8

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835 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Trinity River Near Moss Bluff
* until further notice...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0746 PM Thursday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.2 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.5 feet by tomorrow
  morning then begin falling.
* At 15.2 feet...Moderate lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage.

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LAT...LON 2996 9470 2979 9466 2979 9479 2996 9487



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Fri    Sat    Sun    Mon

Trinity River
  Moss Bluff           12    14.4   Thu 08 PM     14.5   14.5   14.3   14.2

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