Area River Flood Warnings

Warning in Victoria, Calhoun and DeWitt Counties

Guadalupe River 5 20

VICTORIA, Texas—Here are the latest area river flood warnings from the National Weather Service.

…Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity and increased in duration until further notice… The Flood Warning continues for the Guadalupe River Near Bloomington. * From Friday evening until further notice. * At 8:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 10.8 feet. * Flood stage is 20.0 feet. * Major flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river is expected to rise above flood stage Friday evening and continue rising to 27.4 feet Monday evening. Additional rises are possible thereafter. The river will remain above flood levels until further notice. * Impact…At 27.5 feet, Major flooding occurs, isolating livestock. The river floods equipment and livestock in the flood plain and can flood residences downstream near Tivoli. Highway 35 east of Tivoli floods. && Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts: Fld Observed Forecasts (7 am) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Guadalupe River Bloomington 20.0 10.8 Thu 8 am 14.3 23.0 26.3 27.2 27.4 &&

…Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Major severity and increased in duration until further notice… The Flood Warning continues for the Guadalupe River At Victoria. * From Friday afternoon until further notice. * At 8:15 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 6.3 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Major flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river is expected to rise above flood stage by early Friday afternoon and continue rising to a crest of 30.4 feet Sunday morning. The river will then remain above flood levels until further notice. * Impact…At 30.5 feet, Near fifty homes in the Greens Addition Subdivision, and the area west of Moody Street between Water and Constitution Streets flood. Water is on the inside lane of Moody Street at Wolfram Street. Hundreds of cattle are cut off and drowned below Cuero to near Tivoli. Highway 35 floods for several miles. Much of the flood plain near and below the San Antonio River confluence is several miles wide, flooding and isolating a large residential area. && Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts: Fld Observed Forecasts (7 am) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Guadalupe River Victoria 21.0 6.3 Thu 8 am 13.3 28.4 30.4 30.4 29.6 &&

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a * Flood Warning for the Guadalupe River Near Cuero. * From late tonight to Tuesday morning. * At 8:30 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 8.7 feet. * Flood stage is 24.0 feet. * Moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river is expected to rise above flood stage late tonight to a crest of 35.2 feet early Saturday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Monday evening. * Impact…At 37.0 feet, Major Flooding. Many homes and structures in the low-lying areas along the Guadalupe River floodplain are threatened. Residents living in the floodplain should be prepared to evacuate. Additional county roads coursing through the floodplain are likely closed. * Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of 35.0 feet on 02/06/1992. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 am CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Fri Sat Sun Guadalupe River Cuero 24.0 8.7 Thu 8 am CDT 26.3 35.1 34.2 &&

The National Weather Service in Austin/San Antonio has issued a * Flood Warning for the Sandies Creek Near Westhoff. * Until Sunday afternoon. * At 8:00 AM CDT Thursday the stage was 16.7 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Major flooding is forecast. This approaches the flood of record. * Forecast…The river is expected to rise above flood stage late this morning to a crest of 26.4 feet tomorrow morning. It will then fall below flood stage early Sunday morning. * Impact…At 26.5 feet, Sandies Creek is generally three quarters to one mile wide below the headwaters southeast of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero. The approaches to the Westhoff/Cheapside road bridge are under five to six feet of water and the bridge floor is flooded. Livestock are cut off and potentially drowned in the flood plain. * Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of 26.5 feet on 06/12/1987. && Fld Observed Forecasts (7 am CDT) Location Stg Stg Day/Time Fri Sat Sun Sandies Creek Westhoff 21.0 16.7 Thu 8 am CDT 26.4 25.8 20.1 &&