Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
951 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017


A river flood warning remains in effect for the Lavaca 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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TXC239-230051-
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/EDNT2.1.ER.170221T1927Z.170222T0600Z.170222T1251Z.NO/
951 PM CST TUE FEB 21 2017

...Flood Warning extended until Wednesday evening...The Flood Warning continues
for
  The Lavaca River Near Edna
* until Wednesday evening...or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 PM Tuesday the stage was 21.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.9 feet by after midnight
  tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* At 22.0 feet...Flooding along the Lavaca River reaches well into the lower
  flood plain backing up sloughs and low areas.

&&

LAT...LON 2908 9675 2908 9664 2886 9654 2886 9674



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                     Flood  Observed             Forecast 6 PM
Location             Stage  Stage   Day Time     Wed    Thu    Fri    Sat

Lavaca River
  Edna                 21    21.8   Tue 09 PM     16.8    8.7    7.9    7.5

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