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WGUS84 KMAF 210044  
FLSMAF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
744 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
TEXAS...  
 
RIO GRANDE ABOVE PRESIDIO 6WNW AFFECTING PRESIDIO COUNTY  
 
.THE RIO GRANDE ABOVE PRESIDIO HAS FALLEN BELOW FLOOD STAGE. RIVER  
LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE WEEKEND.  
 
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  
 
THIS WILL BE THE LAST STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT.  
 

 
 
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744 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE RIO GRANDE ABOVE PRESIDIO 6WNW.  
* AT 7PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.9 FEET (2.7 METERS).  
* FELL BELOW FLOOD STAGE AT 14:45 PM FRIDAY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.0 FEET (2.7 METERS).  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO 8.8 FEET (2.7 METERS)  
BY SUNDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 9.0 FEET (2.7 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 9.1 FEET (2.8 METERS) ON  
OCT 20 2017.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (FEET):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SAT SAT  
1AM 7AM 1PM 7PM  
PRESIDIO 6WNW 6.0 9.0 8.9 FRI 7 PM 8.9 8.9 8.8 8.8  
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS (METERS):  
 
BF FLD OBSERVED FORECAST  
LOCATION STG STG STAGE DAY TIME SAT SAT SAT SAT  
1AM 7AM 1PM 7PM  
PRESIDIO 6WNW 1.8 2.7 2.7 FRI 7 PM 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2975 10465 2980 10451 2963 10437 2951 10446 2957 10453  
 

 
 
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