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Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
222 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...
  Colorado River Above La Grange Affecting Fayette 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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TXC149-301225-
/O.EXT.KEWX.FL.W.0045.000000T0000Z-160530T1225Z/
/LGRT2.3.ER.160527T0925Z.160528T0850Z.160530T0025Z.NO/
222 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

 The flood warning continues for the Colorado River Above La Grange.
* At  2:00 PM Sunday the stage was 32.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Sunday
  evening.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding reaches the flood plain near
  La Grange. Homes in the Fritsch Auf Subdivision on the south bank of the
  Colorado River may be threatened if heavy runoff down Buckners Creek adds to
  the Colorado River flow at this level..

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu   Fri
 La Grange          19   26   32.5   Sun 02 PM  15.4  10.5  13.6  13.5  13.3


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LAT...LON 2989 9692 2996 9686 2982 9669 2976 9675


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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
412 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-302115-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
412 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL AGAIN BE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...MAINLY ACROSS AREAS ALONG AND WEST OF
I-35 AND PARTICULARLY ACROSS VAL VERDE COUNTY. A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 11 PM TONIGHT FOR VAL
VERDE COUNTY. PRIMARY SEVERE THREATS ARE FOR LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS. SOME STORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAINFALL
RATES...AND SPOTTY RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2-4 INCH ARE FORECAST WHICH
COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

A CONTINUED ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN WILL PERSIST THROUGH THURSDAY
WITH NUMEROUS ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. ANY
STORM CLUSTERS THAT DEVELOP WILL HAVE A CHANCE TO PRODUCE SEVERE
WEATHER AND TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. HEAVIEST RAIN
POTENTIAL IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR WHEN A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THURSDAY. BY THIS TIME...THERE WILL LIKELY BE A FEW LOCATIONS WITH
5-DAY STORM TOTALS IN EXCESS OF 8 INCHES. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR
FURTHER UPDATES AS IMPACTS FROM POTENTIAL HAZARDS BECOME MORE
CLEAR.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

PLEASE REPORT ANY SEVERE WEATHER OR FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

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