Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
1040 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017


A river flood warning remains in effect for the San Bernard River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.

Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.

Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few
days.



Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.

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1040 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The San Bernard River Near Boling
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 PM Saturday the stage was 27.2 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday
  morning.
* At 27.0 feet...There is widespread moderate lowland flooding upstream from the
  gage with significant backwater flooding up West Bernard Creek and Peach Creek
  in Wharton County and low lying areas in the El Lobo subdivision are
  threatened. Backwater flooding up Snake Creek in Fort Bend County threatens
  low areas in the Tierra Grande subdivision.

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LAT...LON 2940 9592 2930 9584 2913 9566 2913 9577 2930 9595 2940 9605



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

San Bernard River
  Boling               18    27.2   Sat 09 PM     25.3   21.0   16.3   14.4

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1040 PM CST SAT JAN 21 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The San Bernard River near Sweeny
* FROM SUNDAY EVENING TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0800 AM Saturday the stage was 14.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue to rise to
  near 16.2 feet by Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by
  Monday afternoon.
* At 16.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins. Water is over the mid level
  walkway at the Phillips Terminal near Sweeny and tugs can not push barges
  upstream and are unable to dock.

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LAT...LON 2913 9566 2902 9554 2888 9543 2888 9553 2902 9565 2913 9577



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Sun    Mon    Tue    Wed

San Bernard River
  Sweeny               16    14.3   Sat 08 AM     16.0   15.9   14.4   11.8

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