Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
847 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

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

  Colorado River

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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847 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...
The flood warning continues for
 the Colorado River Above La Grange.
* until Thursday evening...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  8:31 AM Wednesday the stage was 36.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 37.9 feet by this evening.
  The river will fall below flood stage early Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...Major flooding of the Colorado River reaches lowest
  homes in the Fritsch Auf Subdivision on the south bank of the Colorado River
  in La Grange. Severely flooded roads and bridges near the river make travel
  and evacuations very dangerous..

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Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun   Mon
 La Grange          19   26   36.3   Wed 09 AM  30.6  14.0  10.7   7.8   6.1


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LAT...LON 2989 9692 2996 9686 2982 9669 2976 9675


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