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Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:55 AM CDT op 23 september 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Rio Grande below Presidio 5se. * Until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 9am Tuesday 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 9.4 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 Wed Thu Fri Sat 7am 7am 7am 7am Presidio 5se 8.0 9.0 9.3 Tue 9 am 9.4 9.1 9.1 9.1

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

bf fld observed forecast location stg stg stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat 7am 7am 7am 7am Presidio 5se 2.4 2.7 2.8 Tue 9 am 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8

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

955 am CDT Tue Sep 23 2014

The Flood Warning continues for the Rio Grande at Presidio international bridge. * Until further notice, or until the warning is cancelled. * At 9am Tuesday the stage was 16.9 feet (5.2 meters). * Flooding is occurring and flooding is forecast. * Flood stage is 15.5 feet (4.7 meters). * Forecast...the river will continue to fall to a stage of 16.8 feet (5.1 meters) by tomorrow morning. * 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 Wed Thu Fri Sat 7am 7am 7am 7am Presidio inter 12.0 15.5 16.9 Tue 9 am 16.8 16.4 16.4 16.4

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

bf fld observed forecast location stg stg stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat 7am 7am 7am 7am Presidio inter 3.7 4.7 5.2 Tue 9 am 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0

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

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