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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:45 am CDT on May 5, 2015

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From:joe arellano meteorologist in charge
weather forecast office Austin/San Antonio, TX

Subject:changes in moderate and major flood categories
for stream gage at Highway 183 on Onion Creek /atit2/

Effective at 1800 coordinated Universal time on Saturday may 23
2015... the National Weather Service will change the moderate and
major flood stages for the stream gage at Highway 183 on Onion
Creek.

The new moderate and major flood stages referenced in flood
warnings... flood statements... and flood advisories will be 23 feet
and 27 feet above gage zero. The previous moderate flood stage was
20 feet and the previous major flood stage was 24 feet above gage
zero. This change is part of a recent re-evaluation of the flood
plain with city of Austin watershed protection department. The
bankfull and minor flood stages at this stream gage location will
remain unchanged.

The National Weather Service welcomes public feedback. If you have
any questions or comments on this change... please contact:

Joe arellano
meteorologist in charge
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
2090 Airport Road
New Braunfels TX 78130
phone: 830.629.0130 x222
E-mail: Joe.Arellano@noaa.Gov (lower case)

Or

Mark Lenz
service hydrologist
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
2090 Airport Road
New Braunfels TX 78130
phone: 830.629.0130 x228
E-mail: mark.Lenz@noaa.Gov (lower case)