Nueces County, TX
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Flood Warning
TXC355-409-251936-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CAAT2.3.ER.150520T0610Z.150524T1830Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
837 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River at Calallen.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:30 PM Sunday the stage was 8.7 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to a stage of 8.2 feet
by Tuesday morning.

* At 8.5 feet, major lowland flooding occurs. Roads flood through
residential areas, cutting off homes near Calallen at times for
weeks. Evacuations are required in 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 is flooded, and Labonte Park is
inundated.


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Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


FLD LATEST FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Nueces River
Calallen 7 8.7 Sun 07 PM 8.5 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.7


&&


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



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Flood Warning
TXC249-355-409-251937-
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CBVT2.3.ER.150517T2347Z.150523T0645Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
837 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River near Bluntzer.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 27.9 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue to fall to a stage of 25.2 feet
by Tuesday morning.

* 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.


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Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


FLD LATEST FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

Nueces River
Bluntzer 18 27.9 Sun 08 PM 27.0 25.2 24.5 24.2 24.1


&&


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



$$

Rip Current Statement
TXZ242>245-247-251000-
/O.CON.KCRP.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-150526T0200Z/
KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-CALHOUN-
523 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY
EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY EVENING

* IMPACTS...WILL POSE A HAZARD TO EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS
ESPECIALLY NEAR JETTIES AND PIERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS AND THE BEACH
PATROL. PAY ATTENTION TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.

&&

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