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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:06 AM CDT on September 22, 2014

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on September 24, 2014


... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 215 am CDT for
central Jeff Davis... extreme east central Culberson and southwestern
Reeves counties...

At 104 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists continued
to detect heavy showers and thunderstorms capable of producing
flash flooding. This storm was located 9 miles northwest of
Saragosa... or 25 miles southwest of Pecos... moving northwest at
15 mph.

The thunderstorm producing flash flooding will affect the following
locations... Toyah.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Act quickly if flooding is observed. Move to
higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3130 10409 3145 10406 3147 10387 3144 10373
      3129 10358 3067 10366 3076 10413




919 am CDT sun Sep 21 2014

... Flood Warning extended until Wednesday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Rio Grande at Lajitas 1wnw.
* From this evening to Wednesday morning, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet (4.0 meters).
* Impact... at 11.5 feet (3.5 meters), water approaches the fenced-in
park area.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 18.0 feet (5.5 meters) on
Jul 29 2013.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Lajitas 1wnw 7.0 13.0 M M 12.3 13.1 13.4 13.0

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Lajitas 1wnw 2.1 4.0 M M 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.0


Lat... Lon 2923 10401 2937 10394 2923 10358 2909 10366 2917 10383





919 am CDT sun Sep 21 2014

... Flood Warning extended until further notice... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Rio Grande below Presidio 5se.
* Until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8am Sunday the stage was 9.3 feet (2.8 meters).
* Flooding is occurring and flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet (2.7 meters).
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 9.6 feet (2.9
meters) by this afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact... at 9.0 feet (2.7 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and low lying areas begin to flood.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 12.8 feet (3.9 meters) on
Sep 6 2014.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Presidio 5se 8.0 9.0 9.3 sun 8 am 9.6 9.3 9.2 9.3

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Presidio 5se 2.4 2.7 2.8 sun 8 am 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8


Lat... Lon 2945 10435 2961 10430 2959 10425 2937 10394 2923 10401





919 am CDT sun Sep 21 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rio Grande at Presidio international bridge.
* Until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 8am Sunday the stage was 16.7 feet (5.1 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 16.7 feet (5.1
meters) by this afternoon then begin falling.
* 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 15.5 feet (4.7 meters) on
Sep 20 2014.


Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Presidio inter 12.0 15.5 16.7 sun 8 am 16.7 16.4 16.5 16.2

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time sun sun Mon Mon
                                                1pm 7pm 1am 7am
Presidio inter 3.7 4.7 5.1 sun 8 am 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9


Lat... Lon 2951 10446 2963 10437 2961 10430 2945 10435 2949 10443





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