Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
458 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

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

  San Antonio River Near Elmendorf AFFECTING Bexar and Wilson Counties
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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458 PM CDT SAT APR 25 2015

 The flood warning continues for
  the San Antonio River Near Elmendorf.
* At  4:30 PM Saturday the stage was 38.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river crested around 38.2 feet this afternoon and is beginning
  a gradual fall. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 39.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding damages crops and floods
  pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Secondary roads and low
  bridges, irrigation pumps, oil field pump jacks and tank batteries flood.
  Livestock are cut off in low areas..

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Below are the latest river stages and forecasts:
                    BF  FLD  Observed            Forecast 7AM
Location           STG  STG    STG    Day Time   Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu
 Elmendorf          33   35   38.1   Sat 04 PM  36.0  16.7  14.0  13.4  12.9


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LAT...LON 2919 9838 2926 9835 2920 9817 2899 9804
      2894 9813 2915 9825

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