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WGUS44 KCRP 251527
FLWCRP
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
1027 AM CDT Thu Oct 25 2018

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

   Nueces River At Calallen affecting Nueces and San Patricio Counties

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Major severity for the
   following river in Texas...

   Nueces River Near Bluntzer affecting Jim Wells...Nueces and San
   Patricio Counties

.Recent heavy rainfall upstream and over the aforementioned river
 basins combined with increased releases from Lake Corpus Christi
 will result in river rises above flood stage over 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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1027 AM CDT Thu Oct 25 2018

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity...
The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River Near Bluntzer.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 19.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue rising to above major flood stage
  by Friday afternoon and hold steady around 25.7 feet through next week
  as releases from Lake Corpus Christi are increased. Additional rises
  may be possible thereafter.
* At 27.0 feet Major lowland flooding occurs from near Blutzer to
  Calallen. Widespread residential flooding occurs for days or weeks.
  This includes homes in the following subdivisions, Sandy Hallow, Los
  Dos Palomas, Los Escondido, and along Oak Lane in Rio Encinos. Many
  secondary roads, primary roads, and low bridges are flooded, with
  water possibly a foot or more deep. The flow is out of the channel
  and into prevailing left flood plain.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue

Nueces River
  Bluntzer             18  19.3 Thu 09 AM  23.0 25.1 25.5 25.6 25.7

&&

LAT...LON 2799 9787 2802 9775 2797 9775 2794 9768
      2787 9776 2792 9783

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/CAAT2.2.DR.181027T0600Z.181030T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1027 AM CDT Thu Oct 25 2018

The National Weather Service in Corpus Christi has issued a
* Flood Warning for  the Nueces River At Calallen.
* from late Friday night until further notice...or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At  9:30 AM Thursday the stage was 6.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river is forecast to rise above flood stage by early
  Saturday morning and continue to rise and hold steady near 7.7 feet
  by early Tuesday morning as releases from Lake Corpus Christi are
  increased.
* At 7.7 feet Roads flood through the lowest residential areas,
  cutting off homes near Calallen, and requiring evacuations. This
  includes the subdivisions of County Road 73 in Riverside Addition 1
  and 2, Riverside Annex, Twin Lakes, Riverside Acres and homes in the
  Nueces River Estates and Lindgreen Estates. Hazel Bazemore Park and
  Labonte Park will also flood, with a good part of the park under
  water. Roads near the park and river are closed.

&&

 Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:

                      FLD LATEST               FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION              STG  STG  DAY  TIME   Fri  Sat  Sun  Mon  Tue

Nueces River
  Calallen              7   6.7 Thu 09 AM   6.7  7.1  7.4  7.6  7.7

&&

LAT...LON 2787 9776 2794 9768 2787 9756 2784 9750
      2781 9755

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