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FGUS84 KCRP 221442
RVSCRP
TXC007-249-355-391-409-479-230543-

HYDROLOGIC STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
942 AM CDT Sat Sep 22 2018

...Notable but below river flood levels expected on
the Copano Creek...Nueces River...Rio Grande...

For the Nueces River Near Bluntzer.
* Latest Stage: 16.7 feet at 9 AM Saturday.
* Flood Stage: 18.0 feet.
* Bankfull and Caution Stage: 12.0 feet.

* Forecast: No flooding is expected, with the
river forecast to crest around 16.8 feet
7 PM Saturday.



For the Nueces River At Calallen.
* Latest Stage: 6.1 feet at 8 AM Saturday.
* Flood Stage: 7.0 feet.
* Bankfull and Caution Stage: 6.0 feet.

* Forecast: No flooding is expected, with the
river forecast to crest around 6.5 feet
1 AM Monday.



For the Rio Grande At Columbia Bridge.
* Latest Stage: 14.9 feet, or 4.5 meters at 9 AM Saturday.
* Flood Stage: 18.0 feet, or 5.5 meters.
* Bankfull Stage: 16.0 feet, or 4.9 meters.
* Caution Stage: 10.0 feet, or 3.0 meters.

* Forecast: No flooding is expected, with the
river forecast to crest around 15.0 feet, or 4.6
meters at 1 PM Saturday.



For the Copano Creek Near Refugio.
* Latest Stage: 5.5 feet at 08 AM Saturday.
* Flood Stage: 12.0 feet.
* Bankfull and Caution Stage: 5.0 feet.
* Forecast: The river will continue a slow fall, but
will remain above caution stage for another day.



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.



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Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:


FLD LATEST FORECAST 6 AM LST
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Nueces River
Bluntzer 18 16.7 Sat 09 AM 16.8 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.6
Calallen 7 6.1 Sat 08 AM 6.4 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5

Rio Grande
Columbia Bridge 18 14.9 Sat 09 AM 11.9 11.7 11.3 10.5 10.2

Copano Creek
Refugio 12 5.5 Sat 08 AM 4.6 4.1




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