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WGUS84 KMAF 041246  
FLSMAF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
746 AM CDT MON SEP 4 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
TEXAS...  
 
RIO GRANDE AT PRESIDIO INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE AFFECTING PRESIDIO  
COUNTY  
 
RIVER LEVELS AT PRESIDIO INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE HAVE FALLEN  
BELOW FLOOD STAGE AND NO LONGER REQUIRES A FLOOD WARNING.  
 
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  
 

 
 
TXC377-041316-  
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/PRST2.1.ER.170821T0615Z.170830T1515Z.170904T0922Z.NO/  
746 AM CDT MON SEP 4 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE RIO GRANDE AT PRESIDIO INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE.  
* AT 7AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.2 FEET (4.6 METERS).  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 4:22 AM MONDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.5 FEET (4.7 METERS).  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 14.4 FEET (4.4  
METERS) BY TOMORROW MORNING.  
* 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 15.7 FEET (4.8 METERS) ON  
AUG 18 2017.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (FEET):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME MON MON TUE TUE  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO INTER 12.0 15.5 15.2 MON 7 AM 14.7 14.5 14.4 14.4  
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (METERS):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME MON MON TUE TUE  
1PM 7PM 1AM 7AM  
PRESIDIO INTER 3.7 4.7 4.6 MON 7 AM 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.4  
 

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

 
 
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