Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
615 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

  South Fork San Gabriel River At Georgetown AFFECTING Williamson 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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615 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

 The flood warning continues for the South Fork San Gabriel River At Georgetown.
* At  5:46 AM Sunday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising to near 19.2 feet by Sunday
  afternoon. The river level will fall below flood stage late Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding inundates many secondary and
  primary roads near the San Gabriel River from the headwaters of the South Fork
  to Granger Lake. The city park in Georgetown and any facilities and equipment
  in the flood plain are damaged..

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Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    DAY TIME   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
  Georgetown         5    9   16.7   Sun 06 AM  16.3   5.5   4.6   4.1   3.8


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LAT...LON 3059 9777 3065 9778 3070 9760 3070 9740
      3064 9737 3062 9760

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