Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
842 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Nueces River Near Asherton AFFECTING Dimmit 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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/ASRT2.3.ER.150517T2256Z.150520T0700Z.150526T0000Z.NO/
842 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the Nueces River Near Asherton.
* At  8:30 AM Saturday the stage was 26.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall...and then fall to below flood
  stage by Monday evening.
* Impact...At 27.0 feet...Major widespread lowland flooding cuts off and
  potentially drowns livestock above Uvalde to below Tilden. Most secondary
  roads and low bridges near the river flood. Flow is within a foot of the
  bottom of the Farm to Market 190 bridge and the approaches are flooded..

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Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
 Asherton           18   20   26.5   Sat  8 AM  24.4  21.6  19.1  17.1  14.2


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LAT...LON 2848 9975 2853 9967 2847 9939 2839 9939


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