273  
WGUS44 KCRP 190104  
FLWCRP  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
804 PM CDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN TEXAS...  
 
GUADALUPE RIVER NEAR BLOOMINGTON AFFECTING REFUGIO, CALHOUN AND  
VICTORIA COUNTIES.  
 
FOR THE GUADALUPE RIVER...INCLUDING BLOOMINGTON...MAJOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CRP.  
 

 
 
TXC057-391-469-191530-  
/O.EXT.KCRP.FL.W.0057.000000T0000Z-211022T1741Z/  
/DUPT2.3.ER.211015T2240Z.211019T1800Z.211022T1230Z.NO/  
804 PM CDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY AND  
INCREASED IN DURATION UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE GUADALUPE RIVER NEAR BLOOMINGTON.  
* UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:00 PM CDT MONDAY, THE STAGE WAS 27.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL HAVE A SLOW CREST NEAR 27.2 FEET FROM  
LATE TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING. A SLOW FALL  
WILL DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, DROPPING BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
FRIDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 27.0 FEET, MAJOR FLOODING OCCURS. FLOW DOWNSTREAM NEAR  
HIGHWAY 35 IS SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS WIDE, CUTTING OFF MANY OF  
THELOWEST HOMES. LIVESTOCK ARE CUT OFF AND COULD DROWN. PUMPS,  
TANK BATTERIES, AND ANY EQUIPMENT IN THE FLOOD PLAIN BELOW  
VICTORIA ARE FLOODED. THE CAMPGROUND NEAR TIVOLI BELOW HIGHWAY 35  
AND RESIDENCESJUST ABOVE HIGHWAY 35 ARE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND STAGE FORECASTS:  
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECASTS (7 PM)  
LOCATION STG STG DAY/TIME TUE WED THU FRI SAT  
 
GUADALUPE RIVER  
BLOOMINGTON 20.0 27.0 MON 7 PM 27.2 27.1 24.1 15.7 10.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2869 9704 2869 9698 2867 9695 2857 9688  
2845 9680 2843 9685  
 

 
 
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