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Saturday Update from NWS: Flood warnings for area rivers


Saturday Update from NWS: Flood warnings for area rivers
SUZANNE RUTAN San Antonio River water levels continue to rise near Graytown June 3.


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June 3, 2016, 10:39am
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*** UPDATED JUNE 4 ***

253 AM CDT SAT JUN 4 2016

San Antonio River Near Elmendorf.


* At 2:30 AM Saturday the stage was 43.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 35.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Monday
morning.

* Impact...At 43.0 feet...Moderate lowland flooding inundates and damages crop
and pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Numerous roads and
bridges are flooded. Oil well pump jacks and irrigation pumps are flooded and
damaged..

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

Medina River At LaCoste Affecting Medina County

Medina River At Hwy 281 Affecting Bexar County

San Antonio River Near Elmendorf Affecting Bexar and Wilson Counties

Cibolo Creek Near Falls City Affecting Karnes County




*** FLOOD STATEMENT FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1033 PM CDT FRI JUN 3 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Texas...

San Antonio River Near near Falls City Affecting Karnes County
...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

Medina River At Hwy 281 Affecting Bexar County
San Antonio River Near Elmendorf Affecting Bexar and Wilson Counties
Cibolo Creek Near Falls City Affecting Karnes County

www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx

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.

*** Updated 6/3/16, 3 p.m.

•San Antonio River near Elmendorf affecting Bexar and Wilson counties. At 2:30 p.m., Friday, June 3, the stage was 44.56 feet. Flood stage is 35.0 feet. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday afternoon, June 5.

•San Antonio River near Floresville affecting Wilson and Karnes counties. At 2:00 p.m., Friday, June 3, the stage was 33.8 feet. The river will rise to 35.1 feet Saturday before dropping to 32 feet on Sunday.

•The San Antonio River near Falls City. At 2:15 p.m., Friday, June 3, the stage was 6.62 feet. The flood stage is 12 feet. The river will rise to 12.2 feet between Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5.

•Cibolo Creek near Falls City affecting Karnes County. At 2:15 p.m. Friday, June 3, the stage was 19.64 feet. Flood stage is 17.0 feet. The river will rise to 21.3 feet by early morning June 4 and fall below flood stage by early morning June 5.

Posted 6/3/16, 10:39 a.m.
The National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio advise that a flood warning continues for the following rivers in Texas:

•San Antonio River near Elmendorf affecting Bexar and Wilson counties. At 7:30 a.m., Friday, June 3, the stage was 44.75 feet. Flood stage is 35.0 feet. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday, June 5.

•Cibolo Creek near Falls City affecting Karnes County. At 7:15 a.m. Friday, the stage was 16.41 feet. Flood stage is 17.0 feet. The river will rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to rise to near 23.5 feet by after midnight tomorrow. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow late evening.

For the latest river stages and forecasts visit

www.srh.noaa.gov/ewx.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
June 4 at 8:38am
 
Without additional rain yesterday, the river at Elmendorf has begun receding.

 
Tomas Robles  
Floresville, TX  
June 3 at 11:37pm
 
This is the perfect time for the city of Floresville, FEDC, 4A, and the city council to go against the city of San Antonio for money. It's causing lots of issues in the Floresville city park. Or make a claim for flood disaster ... More ›

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
June 3 at 11:11pm
 
It's good to have had sunshine today.

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