Wharton

 Flood Warning  Statement as of 10:40 PM CDT on May 26, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the San Bernard River near Boling
* until further notice... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0931 PM Tuesday the stage was 30.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to crest near or just below major
flood stage overnight tonight.
* At 27.0 feet... there is widespread moderate flooding upstream from
the gage with significant backwater flooding up west Bernard creek
and Peach Creek in Wharton County and low lying areas in the El
Lobo subdivision are threatened. Backwater flooding up Snake Creek
in Fort Bend County threatens low areas in the tierra grande
subdivision.


Lat... Lon 2940 9592 2930 9584 2913 9566 2913 9577 2930 9595 2940 9605



                     flood observed forecast 6 PM
location stage stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat

San Bernard River
Boling 18 30.0 Tue 10 PM 27.5 20.5 17.4 19.0




1040 PM CDT Tue may 26 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Saturday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for
the San Bernard River near East Bernard
* from Wednesday morning to Saturday morning... or until the warning
is canceled.
* At 0900 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to continue rising to crest
between 17 and 18 feet over the next few days.
* At 17.0 feet... minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the
gage with minor roads along the river inundated. Backwater
flooding up Britt branch and bratcher Slough begins.


Lat... Lon 2970 9625 2970 9605 2940 9592 2940 9605 2952 9611 2970 9625



                     flood observed forecast 6 PM
location stage stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat

San Bernard River
East Bernard 17 15.9 Tue 09 PM 17.5 17.6 17.0 15.9




1040 PM CDT Tue may 26 2015

... Flood Warning extended until Sunday morning... the Flood Warning
continues for the Colorado River in Wharton
* from Wednesday afternoon to Sunday morning... or until the warning
is canceled.
* At 0915 PM Tuesday the stage was 32.2 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to crest in major flood between
44 and 45 feet later this week, based on routed flows from
upstream.
* At 45.3 feet... many homes in the west part of Wharton have up to 2
to 3 feet the school in southwest Wharton is isolated and
flooded.


Lat... Lon 2957 9636 2930 9605 2910 9599 2910 9609 2930 9616 2957 9647



                     flood observed forecast 6 PM
location stage stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat

Colorado River
Wharton 39 32.2 Tue 09 PM 39.9 43.7 44.7 39.9




1040 PM CDT Tue may 26 2015

... Flood Warning extended until late Friday night... the Flood Warning
continues for
the Colorado River near Columbus
* until late Friday night... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0915 PM Tuesday the stage was 37.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 34.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to crest around 42 feet early on
Thursday.
* At 41.3 feet... at levels above 41.3 feet widespread flooding of the
left flood plain occurs. In past floods some homes near U.S.
Highway 90 had up to 2 feet of water in them and FM 950
downstream from the gage was innundated and closed


lat... Lon 2982 9672 2970 9648 2957 9636 2957 9647 2970 9659 2972 9672



                     flood observed forecast 6 PM
location stage stage day time Wed Thu Fri Sat

Colorado River
Columbus 34 37.0 Tue 09 PM 40.1 41.3 28.3 18.9





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