... Public information statement...
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From: Dan Reilly
acting meteorologist in charge
weather forecast office Houston/Galveston
Subject: changes in flood categories for stream gage on Cypress
Creek at Grant Road near Cypress,Texas /ccgt2/
Recent floods... home buyouts... and resurveying on Cypress Creek at
Grant Road near Cypress,Texas on Spring Creek has determined that
the current flood stage is set too low.
Therefore... effective at 0800 on April 14 2014... flood category
stages will be raised as follows:
1. New minor flood stage is 122.0 feet. The previous flood stage was
2. The new moderate flood stage is 124.0 feet. The old moderate
flood stage was 118.7 feet.
3. The new major flood stage is 125.0 feet. The old major flood
stage was 119.7 feet.
The National Weather Service welcomes public feedback. If you have
any questions or comments on this change... please contact:
senior service hydrologist
Houston/Galveston National Weather Service forecast office
1353 FM 646 W, ste 202
Dickinson, Texas 77539
Phone: 281-337-5074 ext 228