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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:50 PM CDT Oct. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* From late tonight to Thursday evening, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 2pm Tuesday the stage was 4.2 feet (1.3 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 17.1 feet (5.2 meters) by tomorrow morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by tomorrow late morning.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet (5.8 meters), the river reaches moderate flood
stage, and begins flooding Cottonwood Campground. The river
inundates the restrooms upstream at Santa Elena Canyon parking lot.
The river begins to close all area roads.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.6 feet (5.4 meters) on
Aug 26 2016.


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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Tue Wed Wed Wed
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 4.2 Tue 2 PM 6.5 11.4 17.1 14.6

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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Tue Wed Wed Wed
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 1.3 Tue 2 PM 2.0 3.5 5.2 4.5


Lat... Lon 2909 10366 2923 10358 2920 10349 2912 10340 2900 10349





920 am CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Boquillas-Rio Grande Village.
* From late tonight to Saturday morning, or until the warning is
cancelled.
* At 9am Tuesday the stage was 3.9 feet (1.2 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet (4.0 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
rise to near 15.9 feet (4.8 meters) by Thursday morning. The river
will fall below flood stage by Thursday before midnight.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), the river reaches moderate flood
stage. Water pumps submerge.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 16.4 feet (5.0 meters) on
Aug 26 2016.


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
Boquillas-Rio 12.0 13.0 3.9 Tue 9 am 14.7 15.8 10.4 6.5

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
Boquillas-Rio 3.7 4.0 1.2 Tue 9 am 4.5 4.8 3.2 2.0


Lat... Lon 2896 10305 2915 10312 2940 10294 2931 10279 2912 10292





920 am CDT Tue Oct 23 2018

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Johnson Ranch.
* From Wednesday morning to late Thursday night, or until the warning
is cancelled.
* At 2am Sunday the stage was 5.8 feet (1.8 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 18.8 feet (5.7 meters) by tomorrow early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet (5.8 meters), the river reaches major flood
stage. Flooding begins to occur upstream in Cottonwood Campground
at Castolon, as stages at each location are practically synonymous.
Moderate lowland flooding begins at the gage site, but no damage
occurs. The gage is inaccessible, as River Road is impassable at
several locations.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 19.1 feet (5.8 meters) on
Sep 24 1992.


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
Johnson Ranch 12.0 15.0 5.8 sun 2 am 14.7 16.6 10.3 8.6

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
Johnson Ranch 3.7 4.6 1.8 sun 2 am 4.5 5.1 3.1 2.6


Lat... Lon 2900 10349 2912 10340 2915 10312 2896 10305 2895 10338





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