River Flood Warning Issued for Guadalupe River
As reported by Crossroads Today, A flood warning has just been issued for the Guadalupe River at Victoria. From late Monday night until further notice. At 8:00 PM CDT Friday the stage was 9.5 feet. Flood stage is 20.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast...The river will rise to 13.3 feet early Sunday afternoon. It will then fall to 13.2 feet and begin rising again Sunday evening.
It will rise above the flood stage early Tuesday morning and continue to rise to 23.8 feet Wednesday morning. It will then fall again but remain above flood stage. Impact...At 24.0 feet, Moderate lowland flooding occurs, with the river reaching well into the flood plain. Any oil tank batteries, pump jacks, and secondary roads near the river may be flooded Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 23.7 feet on 10/29/2015.
The Flash Flood Watch issued on Friday for a portion of south Texas, including the following areas, Aransas Islands, Bee, Calhoun Islands, Coastal Aransas, Coastal Calhoun, Coastal Kleberg, Coastal Nueces, Coastal Refugio, Coastal San Patricio, Goliad, Inland Calhoun, Inland Kleberg, Inland Nueces, Inland Refugio, Inland San Patricio, Jim Wells, Kleberg Islands, Live Oak, Nueces Islands, and Victoria, has been allowed to expire.
Portions of Riverside park are not accessible due to flood waters. If you encounter water-covered roadways remember to turn around, don't drown.
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