Flood warning issued for San Antonio River in Bexar, Wilson counties
National Weather ServiceJune 14, 2015, 11:28pm 2,899 views | Post a comment
A flood warning for the San Antonio River at Elmendorf, affecting Bexar and Wilson counties, remains in effect until 4:27 a.m. Tuesday, June 16.
At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, the stage was 26.9 feet. Flood stage is 35.0 feet. The river is forecasted to continue rising tonight to near 39.8 feet by Monday morning. It is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow afternoon.
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
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.
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