River Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
636 AM CDT FRI MAR 31 2017

For the Sweetwater Creek...the following locations are included...
Kelton 5N.

.One to two inches of rain fell upstream of the gage site earlier
in the week. Some more rain is possible through the weekend, but it
is not expected to be heavy enough to cause another rise on the
creek. Therefore, the creek is expected to continue falling.

For the Sweetwater Creek Near Kelton 5N.
* Latest stage: 12.1 feet at 6 AM Friday.
* Flood stage: 18.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage: 11.0 feet.

At 11.0 feet...Water overflows both banks. Cattle in flood plain are
threatened and should have easy access to higher ground.

Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial radio or television
stations...or your local cable television service provider for later
statements concerning this event.

$$

Goehring



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