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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:34 PM CDT Oct. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River at Cotulla.
* Until further notice... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 16.7 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast: the river will rise above major flood levels overnight
and continue rising to near 20.9 feet by Monday evening before
it begins to fall.
* At 20.0 feet major and massive lowland flooding occurs. Evacuations
of livestock and a few residential properties along the river
required. Many roads near the river will flood, including FM 3408
from I-35, Valley Wells Road, the frontage Road near mile marker 67.
Flooding also occurs on Dobie Road including in and around Highway
624. FM 624 also floods south of Highway 97 toward Fowlerton.

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

Nueces River
Cotulla 15 16.7 Sat 08 PM 17.7 20.3 20.5 19.2 17.9

Lat... Lon 2859 9940 2818 9894 2817 9880 2807 9880
      2808 9906 2841 9939

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