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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 8:01 PM CDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to moderate severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Colorado River near Ballinger.
* At 7:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 19.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 22.7 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday
morning.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... moderate flooding will occur to pasture land
and oil fields. Fish farm equipment areas and storage buildings
will be flooded. Secondary roads and low water crossings will be
impassible.
* Flood history... this crest compares to a previous crest of 23.8 feet
on Aug 20 1953.


Lat... Lon 3179 10014 3177 9995 3167 9977 3158 9982
      3167 9993 3170 10015




423 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

The National Weather Service in San Angelo has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Coke County in west central Texas...
Coleman County in west central Texas...
Tom Green County in west central Texas...
Runnels County in west central Texas...
Concho County in west central Texas...

* until 1030 PM CDT Wednesday.

* At 420 PM CDT, Doppler radar continues to indicate light to
moderate rain over already saturated grounds, and law enforcement
reports many secondary roads with flooded and impassable low water
crossings. There are also reports of small creeks running full and
spilling over.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
San Angelo, Coleman, Ballinger, Winters, Santa Anna, Robert Lee,
Blackwell, Paint Rock, Christoval, Maverick, Eden, Bronte, miles,
Novice, E.V. Spence Reservoir near Paint Creek Recreation Area,
Hatchel, Sanco, Knickerbocker, Eola and Rowena.

This includes the following low water crossings ...
    Howard and Webster...
    southwest Blvd and loop 306...
    Jackson from Knickerbocker to south Bryant...
    College Hills and Millbrook...
    FM 2334 crossing dry Lipan creek...
    FM 1692 crossing the draw...
    1500 block of Spaulding...
    FM 2334 crossing Ninemile creek...
    FM 1929 crossing fuzzy creek and
    sul Ross at Red Arroyo crossing.
Do not drive through these low water crossings or any other
low water crossing with water flowing across the roadway.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3148 9924 3141 9931 3147 9944 3144 9945
      3142 9951 3149 9955 3149 9960 3109 9961
      3109 10069 3152 10069 3153 10098 3156 10098
      3157 10087 3170 10086 3171 10082 3209 10082
      3208 9920 3147 9920



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:27 PM CDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Texas, including the following
areas, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett,
Irion, Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Runnels, San Saba,
Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Taylor, and Tom Green.

* Through Thursday evening

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common, with local
amounts over 4 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall tonight
will be across the Concho Valley and Big Country. On Thursday
the area of highest concern will be along and east of a Sonora
to San Angelo to Abilene line.

* High rainfall amounts, along with saturated soils, will
produce rapid runoff, and low water crossings and city streets
may flood quickly. Creeks and streams may fill with swiftly
flowing water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




127 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Texas, including the following
areas, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett,
Irion, Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Runnels, San Saba,
Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Taylor, and Tom Green.

* Through Thursday evening

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common, with local
amounts over 4 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall tonight
will be across the Concho Valley and Big Country. On Thursday
the area of highest concern will be along and east of a Sonora
to San Angelo to Abilene line.

* High rainfall amounts, along with saturated soils, will
produce rapid runoff, and low water crossings and city streets
may flood quickly. Creeks and streams may fill with swiftly
flowing water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 1:27 PM CDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Texas, including the following
areas, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett,
Irion, Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Runnels, San Saba,
Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Taylor, and Tom Green.

* Through Thursday evening

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common, with local
amounts over 4 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall tonight
will be across the Concho Valley and Big Country. On Thursday
the area of highest concern will be along and east of a Sonora
to San Angelo to Abilene line.

* High rainfall amounts, along with saturated soils, will
produce rapid runoff, and low water crossings and city streets
may flood quickly. Creeks and streams may fill with swiftly
flowing water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




127 PM CDT Wed Oct 17 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of west central Texas, including the following
areas, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crockett,
Irion, Kimble, Mason, McCulloch, Menard, Runnels, San Saba,
Schleicher, Shackelford, Sutton, Taylor, and Tom Green.

* Through Thursday evening

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common, with local
amounts over 4 inches possible. The heaviest rainfall tonight
will be across the Concho Valley and Big Country. On Thursday
the area of highest concern will be along and east of a Sonora
to San Angelo to Abilene line.

* High rainfall amounts, along with saturated soils, will
produce rapid runoff, and low water crossings and city streets
may flood quickly. Creeks and streams may fill with swiftly
flowing water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





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