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WGUS44 KCRP 161357
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
857 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

...The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a Flood
   Warning for the following river in Texas...

   Nueces River near Tilden affecting McMullen County

.Recent or anticipated heavy rainfall over the aforementioned
river basins will result in river rises above flood stage
during the next few days.

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 and predicted rainfall. If actual
rainfall varies from forecast values, forecast river stages
will vary accordingly.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit our AHPS page at:
https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=crp

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/TILT2.1.ER.181021T0200Z.181021T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
857 AM CDT Tue Oct 16 2018

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a

* Flood Warning for the Nueces River near Tilden.
* from Saturday evening until further notice, or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 8:30 AM Tuesday, the stage was 10.2 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast: Rise above flood stage by Saturday before midnight,
  and continue to rise to near 22.0 feet by Friday 26 October.
  Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 20.0 feet, Major flooding below Cotulla to below Tilden occurs,
  and cuts off extensive portions of the flood plain, requiring
  wholesale evacuation of livestock from the area. Roads and bridges
  near the river flood severely. Hunting cabins, pump jacks, tank
  batteries, irrigation pumps and any equipment in low areas near
  the river will flood.

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 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Wed  Thu  Fri  Sat  Sun

Nueces River
  Tilden               14  10.2 Tue  8 AM  10.9 11.6 12.2 12.9 15.0

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LAT...LON 2817 9880 2836 9859 2845 9833 2833 9833
      2826 9854 2807 9880

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