575  
WGUS44 KMAF 221411  
FLWMAF  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
911 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN TEXAS...  
 
RIO GRANDE AT PRESIDIO INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE AFFECTING PRESIDIO  
COUNTY  
RIO GRANDE BELOW PRESIDIO 5SE AFFECTING PRESIDIO COUNTY  
 
.RECENT RAINFALL OVER THE RIO GRANDE BASIN AND ITS TRIBUTARIES  
HAS LED TO RISES IN RIVER LEVELS. FLOODING IS OCCURING OR IS EXPECTED  
TO OCCUR ALONG THE RIO GRANDE AT PRESIDIO THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO HEED FLOOD WARNINGS, AND EXERCISE CAUTION IF  
TRAVELING THROUGH THIS AREA. VEHICLE-RELATED FATALITIES ARE THE  
NUMBER ONE SOURCE OF FLOOD FATALITIES IN WEST TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO.  
IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED STRETCH OF ROADWAY, DO NOT ATTEMPT TO  
CROSS IT. YOU AND YOUR VEHICLE COULD BE SWEPT DOWNSTREAM IN RUSHING  
FLOODWATERS. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN!  
 
RIVER LEVELS ARE HIGH. RANCHERS AND FARMERS SHOULD MOVE LIVESTOCK  
AND MACHINERY OUT OF FLOOD-PRONE AREAS IF TIME PERMITS.  
 
KEEP IN MIND THAT ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA COULD  
SIGNIFICANTLY CHANGE THE PRESENT FORECAST STAGE.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED AS NEEDED.  
 

 
 
TXC377-230611-  
/O.NEW.KMAF.FL.W.0025.170722T1411Z-170723T1951Z/  
/PRST2.1.ER.170722T1242Z.170722T1800Z.170723T0751Z.NO/  
911 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE RIO GRANDE AT PRESIDIO INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET (4.8 METERS).  
* FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.5 FEET (4.7 METERS).  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.9 FEET (5.2  
METERS) BY THIS AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW.  
* IMPACT...AT 15.5 FEET (4.7 METERS), THE RIVER REACHES MINOR FLOOD  
STAGE, AND FLOODING BETWEEN THE LEVEES OCCURS. NO DAMAGE TO  
STRUCTURES IS EXPECTED.  
 
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 17.1 FEET (5.2 METERS) ON  
SEP 29 2012.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (FEET):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SUN SUN  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO INTER 12.0 15.5 15.9 SAT 8 AM 16.9 15.7 16.4 13.5  
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (METERS):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SUN SUN  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO INTER 3.7 4.7 4.8 SAT 8 AM 5.2 4.8 5.0 4.1  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2951 10446 2963 10437 2961 10430 2945 10435 2949 10443  
 

 
 
TXC377-230611-  
/O.NEW.KMAF.FL.W.0026.170722T1411Z-170724T0000Z/  
/PRDT2.1.ER.170720T0148Z.170723T0000Z.170723T1200Z.NO/  
911 AM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE RIO GRANDE BELOW PRESIDIO 5SE.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING, OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.  
* AT 8AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.1 FEET (2.2 METERS).  
* FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET (2.7 METERS).  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 10.2 FEET (3.1 METERS) BY THIS EVENING. THE RIVER  
WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET (3.4 METERS), MINOR FLOODING CONTINUES ALONG  
THE RIVER. IRRIGATION PUMPS MAY NEED TO BE REMOVED. NO THREATS TO  
RESIDENCES OR OTHER STRUCTURES ARE KNOWN TO OCCUR.  
 
THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF 10.2 FEET (3.1 METERS) ON  
JUL 9 2015.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (FEET):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SUN SUN  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO 5SE 8.0 9.0 7.1 SAT 8 AM 9.0 10.2 10.1 9.0  
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (METERS):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SUN SUN  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO 5SE 2.4 2.7 2.2 SAT 8 AM 2.7 3.1 3.1 2.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2945 10435 2961 10430 2959 10425 2937 10394 2923 10401  
 

 
 
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