Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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

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

  Nueces River At Laguna AFFECTING Uvalde 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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354 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

 The flood warning continues for the Nueces River At Laguna.
* At  3:30 AM Sunday the stage was 11.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river level will continue rising to near 12.1 feet by this morning.
  The river level will fall below flood stage late Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding reaches low water crossings on
  Highway 55 above Barksdale on Hackberry Creek. The Nueces River crossing at
  Barksdale is very dangerous. East of Camp Wood Farm to Market 337 crosses Camp
  Wood Creek in three places. Vehicular related drownings have occurred at all
  these sites..

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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
  Laguna             7   10   11.7   Sun 03 AM  12.1   6.7   4.9   4.2   3.8


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LAT...LON 2944 10003 2945 9995 2928 9990 2914 9985
      2913 9994 2926 9998

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