Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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WGUS84 KCRP 270209
FLSCRP
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

   Nueces River At Cotulla affecting La Salle County

   Nueces River Near Tilden affecting McMullen County

   Nueces River Near Three Rivers affecting Live Oak County

   Nueces River Near Bluntzer affecting Jim Wells...Nueces and San
   Patricio Counties

   Nueces River At Calallen affecting Nueces and San Patricio Counties

   Frio River At Tilden affecting Live Oak and McMullen Counties

   Atascosa River At Whitsett affecting Live Oak County

   San Antonio River At Goliad affecting Calhoun...Goliad...Refugio
   and Victoria Counties

.Recent rainfall over the area will keep the aforementioned
rivers above flood stage for the next few days.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio, local TV and radio
stations, or cable TV outlets, for the latest weather
information, as additional rainfall could affect crest
forecasts.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our AHPS page at:
http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=crp

&&

TXC283-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/COTT2.3.ER.150521T1907Z.150524T0015Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Cotulla.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday...the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 17.3 feet Friday
  evening, then begin a slow fall.
* At 17.0 feet, major lowland flooding above Cotulla to below Tilden.
  Irrigation equipment, oil well pump jacks and tank batteries, hunting
  cabins and livestock cut off in wide areas of the flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Cotulla              15  17.2 Tue  8 PM  17.0 17.1 17.2 17.2 16.6

&&

LAT...LON 2859 9940 2818 9894 2817 9880 2807 9880
      2808 9906 2841 9939

$$

TXC311-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/TILT2.3.ER.000000T0000Z.150531T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Tilden.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:30 PM Tuesday...the stage was 17.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to near 19.7 feet by
  Sunday. Possibly a slow fall by Monday.
* At 20.0 feet Major flooding below cotulla to below tilden occurs,
  and cuts off extensive portions of the flood plain, requiring
  wholesale evacuation of livestock from the area. Roads and bridges
  near the river flood severely. Hunting cabins, pump jacks, tank
  batteries, irrigation pumps and any equipment in low areas near the
  river flood.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Tilden               14  17.2 Tue  8 PM  17.3 18.4 19.0 18.9 19.7

&&

LAT...LON 2817 9880 2836 9859 2845 9833 2833 9833
      2826 9854 2807 9880

$$

TXC297-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0045.150528T0849Z-000000T0000Z/
/THET2.2.ER.150528T0849Z.150601T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Three Rivers.
* from late Wednesday night until further notice...or until the
  warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Tuesday...the stage was 22.1 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage late Wednesday night. Forecasted
  to rise to 31.0 feet by Monday morning. Additional rises are
  possible thereafter.
* At 32.0 feet, The Nueces River backs up minor creeks to near the
  slab elevation of homes in the River Creek Acres Subdivision, five
  miles southeast of George West. Livestock are cut off and could drown
  in low areas of the flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Three Rivers         25  22.1 Tue  8 PM  22.5 25.9 27.4 28.0 30.4

&&

LAT...LON 2843 9833 2850 9808 2815 9786 2810 9794
      2836 9815 2833 9833

$$

TXC249-355-409-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CBVT2.3.ER.150517T2347Z.150523T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Bluntzer.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday...the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to a stage of 22.2 feet
  by Wednesday night, and remain steady at that level through the
  weekend.
* At 24.0 feet, major lowland flooding occurs from near Blutzer to
  Calallen. Widespread residential flooding occurs for days or weeks.
  This includes homes in the following subdivisions, Sandy Hallow, Los
  Dos Palomas, Los Escondido, and along Oak Lane in Rio Encinos. Many
  secondary roads, primary roads, and low bridges are flooded. The flow
  is out of the channel and into prevailing left flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Bluntzer             18  23.4 Tue  8 PM  22.5 22.2 22.2 22.2 22.2

&&

LAT...LON 2799 9787 2802 9775 2797 9775 2794 9768
      2787 9776 2792 9783

$$

TXC355-409-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CAAT2.3.ER.150520T0610Z.150524T1830Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River At Calallen.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Tuesday...the stage was 7.9 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will slowly fall to 7.4 feet by Saturday
  night.
* At 7.7 feet, roads flood through the lowest residential areas,
  cutting off homes near Calallen, and requiring evacuations. This
  includes the subdivisions of County Road 73 in Riverside Addition 1
  and 2, Riverside Annex, Twin Lakes, Riverside Acres and homes in the
  Nueces River Estates and Lindgreen Estates. Hazel Bazemore Park and
  Labonte Park will also flood, with a good part of the park under
  water. Roads near the park and river are closed.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Calallen              7   7.9 Tue  7 PM   7.7  7.6  7.5  7.5  7.4

&&

LAT...LON 2787 9776 2794 9768 2787 9756 2784 9750
      2781 9755

$$

TXC057-175-391-469-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0046.150527T0915Z-150531T0749Z/
/GLIT2.2.ER.150527T0915Z.150529T0000Z.150530T1549Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the San Antonio River At Goliad.
* from late tonight to Saturday morning...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday...the stage was 21.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage late Tuesday night. Crest near
  33.5 feet by Thursday evening. The river will fall below flood
  stage by late Saturday morning.
* At 33.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs. Roads, many camp sites, RV
  and temporary shelter sites in Goliad State Park flood. Hundreds of
  livestock downstream in the flood plain are cut off and potentially
  drown.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

San Antonio River
  Goliad               25  21.2 Tue  8 PM  26.1 31.4 33.1 26.4 16.2

&&

LAT...LON 2871 9772 2878 9762 2855 9690 2848 9692
      2863 9759

$$

TXC297-311-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0048.150529T1430Z-150601T1400Z/
/TIDT2.1.ER.150529T1430Z.150530T1200Z.150531T2200Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Frio River At Tilden.
* from Friday morning to Sunday afternoon...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Tuesday...the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by Friday morning, and continue
  to rise to near 24.1 feet by Saturday morning. The river
  will fall below flood stage by Sunday afternoon.
* At 26.0 feet, moderate flooding occurs. The flow is to the slab
  elevation of the lowest businesses and homes in Tilden. Numerous
  roads and low bridges flood and become very dangerous to motorists.
  Hundreds of livestock are trapped and potentially drowned in the
  flood plain, below Derby to the Choke Canyon reservoir.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Frio River
  Tilden               22   5.5 Tue  8 PM   5.0  6.7 21.5 24.1 22.9

&&

LAT...LON 2865 9894 2865 9882 2852 9867 2854 9821
      2844 9819 2839 9870

$$

TXC297-272009-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0049.150527T2350Z-150528T1730Z/
/WTTT2.1.ER.150527T2350Z.150528T0000Z.150528T0130Z.NO/
909 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Atascosa River At Whitsett.
* from late Wednesday afternoon to Wednesday evening...or until
  the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:15 PM Tuesday...the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage Wednesday afternoon...crest
  near 20.1 feet, then drop below flood stage by Wednesday evening.
* At 20.0 feet, minor lowland flooding reaches the lowest areas of
  crop and pastureland.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Atascosa River
  Whitsett             20  11.2 Tue  8 PM  11.8 18.5  8.6  5.4  4.9

&&

LAT...LON 2861 9834 2869 9824 2861 9818 2849 9814
      2849 9824 2856 9826

$$



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