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WGUS84 KCRP 150106  
FLSCRP  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX  
806 PM CDT SUN OCT 14 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN TEXAS...  
 
NUECES RIVER AT COTULLA AFFECTING LA SALLE COUNTY  
NUECES RIVER NEAR BLUNTZER AFFECTING JIM WELLS...NUECES AND SAN  
PATRICIO COUNTIES  
 
.RECENT AND ANTICIPATED RAINFALL UPSTREAM AND OVER THE AREA WILL  
KEEP THE AFOREMENTIONED RIVERS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT  
FEW DAYS. THESE RIVER FORECASTS ARE BASED ON FORECAST RAINFALL  
OVER THE AREA, AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITH RAINFALL FORECASTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV AND RADIO  
STATIONS, OR CABLE TV OUTLETS, FOR THE LATEST WEATHER  
INFORMATION, AS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD AFFECT CREST  
FORECASTS.  
 
FOR THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND FORECASTS VISIT OUR AHPS PAGE AT:  
HTTPS://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=CRP  
 

 
 
TXC283-151905-  
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0029.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/COTT2.3.ER.181014T1415Z.181016T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT SUN OCT 14 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE NUECES RIVER AT COTULLA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELED.  
* AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST: THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO ABOVE MAJOR FLOOD  
STAGE BY TOMORROW MORNING AND CREST NEAR 20.9 FEET EARLY  
TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN WILL BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT 20.0 FEET MAJOR AND MASSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING OCCURS. EVACUATIONS  
OF LIVESTOCK AND A FEW RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES ALONG THE RIVER  
REQUIRED. MANY ROADS NEAR THE RIVER WILL FLOOD, INCLUDING FM 3408  
FROM I-35, VALLEY WELLS ROAD, THE FRONTAGE ROAD NEAR MILE MARKER 67.  
FLOODING ALSO OCCURS ON DOBIE ROAD INCLUDING IN AND AROUND HIGHWAY  
624. FM 624 ALSO FLOODS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 97 TOWARD FOWLERTON.  

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND STAGE FORECASTS:  
 
FLD LATEST FORECAST 6 AM LST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME MON TUE WED THU FRI  
 
NUECES RIVER  
COTULLA 15 15.9 SUN 07 PM 17.3 20.6 19.9 18.1 16.4  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2859 9940 2818 9894 2817 9880 2807 9880  
2808 9906 2841 9939  
 

 
 
TXC249-355-409-151905-  
/O.CON.KCRP.FL.W.0028.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CBVT2.2.DR.180926T0503Z.181011T2130Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
806 PM CDT SUN OCT 14 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE NUECES RIVER NEAR BLUNTZER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELED.  
* AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.8 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST: THE RIVER WILL HOLD STEADY AROUND 21.8 FEET AS RELEASES  
FROM LAKE CORPUS CHRISTI CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
* AT 22.0 FEET FLOW CUTS OFF THE LOWEST RESIDENTIAL AREAS DOWNSTREAM  
ABOVE CALALLEN FOR DAYS OR WEEKS. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS AND LOW  
BRIDGES ARE UNDER WATER, FROM BELOW BLUNTZER TO BELOW CALALLEN.  
 

 
 
BELOW ARE THE LATEST RIVER STAGES AND STAGE FORECASTS:  
 
FLD LATEST FORECAST 6 AM LST  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME MON TUE WED THU FRI  
 
NUECES RIVER  
BLUNTZER 18 21.8 SUN 07 PM 21.7 21.8 21.8 21.8 21.8  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 2799 9787 2802 9775 2797 9775 2794 9768  
2787 9776 2792 9783  
 

 
 
KW  
 
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