Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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WGUS44 KEWX 032141
341 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued
 a flood warning for the...

  Salado Creek


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


341 PM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...Observed flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The flood warning continues for
 the Salado Creek At at Loop 13.
* until Sunday morning...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  3:15 PM Saturday the stage was 22.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The creek is already just above major flood stage and
  is projected to crest around 22.4 feet at 6 pm Saturday evening.
  The creek is then expected to fall rapidly to below flood stage
  by 11 pm Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Major lowland flooding reaches the Loop 13 bridge
  floor and the lower half of the KOA campground upstream requiring visitors to
  evacuate the lower half immediately as park officials direct. Secondary roads,
  low bridges and access roads are flooded and very dangerous to motorists..


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
 at Loop 13         15   18   22.1   Sat 03 PM  13.5   7.0   6.3   6.2   6.2


LAT...LON 2946 9845 2946 9838 2924 9840 2926 9847



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