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
1102 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

  Plum Creek

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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TXC055-177-272202-
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/LULT2.3.ER.150526T0555Z.150527T0245Z.150527T2017Z.NO/
1102 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
The flood warning continues for the Plum Creek near Luling.
* until late Wednesday night...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 27.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
  A Caldwell county sheriffs officer could not see the bridge or even
  the bridge railings and reported that the bridge was under deep water.
* Forecast...The creek level will begin falling during the early morning
  hours on Wednesday. It is expected that the creek level will fall to below
  flood stage by Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding escapes banks into lower
  sections of the flood plain..
* FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 23.0 feet on Jun 1
  1987.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:


                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 6AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Wed   Thu   Fri   Sat   Sun
 Luling             20   23   27.0   Tue 10 PM  25.1  15.4  10.9   8.4   7.0


&&

LAT...LON 2975 9765 2975 9756 2964 9755 2966 9763


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