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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:18 PM CDT on August 30, 2016

Expires 8:48 PM EDT on September 01, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Rio Grande at Lajitas 1wnw.
* From Wednesday morning to Thursday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet (4.0 meters).
* Impact... at 11.5 feet (3.5 meters), water approaches the fenced-in
park area.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.0 feet (5.5 meters) on
Jul 29 2013.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Lajitas 1wnw 7.0 13.0 8.6 Tue 8 PM 10.6 13.3 10.0 7.2

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Lajitas 1wnw 2.1 4.0 2.6 Tue 8 PM 3.2 4.1 3.0 2.2


Lat... Lon 2923 10401 2937 10394 2923 10358 2909 10366 2917 10383





906 PM CDT Tue Aug 30 2016

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* From late tonight to Thursday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 8 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.2 feet (3.1 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow morning.
The river will fall below flood stage by late tomorrow morning.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and lowland flooding begins. The river begins to flood the
Road between Santa Elena Canyon and Cottonwood Campground in Big
Bend National Park. The river begins to flood the parking lot at
Santa Elena Canyon, and cut off the nature trail into the canyon.
Campers in Cottonwood Campground need to prepare for possible
evacuations.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.6 feet (4.7 meters) on
Sep 7 2014.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 10.2 Tue 8 PM 12.9 15.6 11.1 8.6

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Wed Wed Wed Wed
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 3.1 Tue 8 PM 3.9 4.8 3.4 2.6


Lat... Lon 2909 10366 2923 10358 2920 10349 2912 10340 2900 10349





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:57 PM MDT on August 30, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 31, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Wednesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and Texas... including the
following areas... in southeast New Mexico... central Lea
County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy
County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County. In
Texas... Andrews... Big Bend area... Crane... Davis/Apache
Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Guadalupe
Mountains... Loving... Marfa Plateau... Martin... Midland...
Pecos... Presidio valley... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Terrell... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor...
Ward and Winkler.

* Through Wednesday morning

* heavy rainfall is forecast over areas which received flash
flooding Sunday night and Monday. Any additional rainfall
could cause flash flooding.

* Low water crossings... bar ditches... Oilfield lease roads...
underpasses... and other urban areas prone to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




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