The Flood Warning continues for the Guadalupe River near Bloomington.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will continue rising to near 26.7 feet Monday
afternoon then begin falling. The river will remain above flood stage
until further notice.
* At 26.0 feet moderate flood occurs... irrigation and oil well pumps, tank
batteries, and equipment in the lower flood plain below Victoria flood.
Livestock are cut off, may have to be fed by boat, and could drown. Homes
downstream above Highway 35 on the left bank are cut off.
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
Bloomington 20 22.4 Sat 03 PM 25.8 26.6 26.2 25.6 24.0
Lat... Lon 2869 9704 2869 9698 2867 9695 2857 9688
2845 9680 2843 9685
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Corpus Christi...
a record rainfall of 1.89 inches was set at Corpus Christi yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.28 set in 1992.
... NWS storm surveys of Apr 17 2015 storms...
NWS storm survey team investigated the path of two long track
supercell storms that occurred on the evening of Apr 17 2015
across the brush County and coastal Bend region of south Texas.
... Storm #1...
the supercell thunderstorm that tracked across eastern Duval /
central Jim Wells and western Nueces showed no conclusive evidence
that a tornado touched down. However storm chasers did provide
video of a funnel cloud extending Half Way to the ground as the
storm passed just north of San Diego.
... Storm #2...
the supercell thunderstorm that tracked across Live Oak / Bee and
Refugio counties showed no conclusive evidence that a tornado
touched down. However storm chasers did report viewing a brief
funnel cloud when the storm was near the Bee and Refugio County