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5:18 PM CDT on August 27, 2016 (GMT -0500)
APRSWXNET | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning

Elev 4599 ft 30.37 °N, 103.65 °W | Updated 31 minutes ago

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7:28 AM 8:22 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KE38 272215Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM CLR 28/14 A3013 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE T02780138
Pressure 30.13 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 82 °F
Dew Point 59 °F
Humidity 45%
Rainfall in
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7:28 AM 8:22 PM
Waning Crescent, 21% visible
METAR KE38 272215Z AUTO 14007KT 10SM CLR 28/14 A3013 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SE T02780138

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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:28 PM CDT Aug. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* Until Monday morning, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 1pm Saturday the stage was 15.4 feet (4.7 meters).
* Flooding is occurring and flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 15.7 feet (4.8
meters) by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage
tonight.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet (4.6 meters), the river reaches minor flood
stage, and lowland flooding begins. The river begins to flood the
Road between Santa Elena Canyon and Cottonwood Campground in Big
Bend National Park. The river begins to flood the parking lot at
Santa Elena Canyon, and cut off the nature trail into the canyon.
Campers in Cottonwood Campground need to prepare for possible
evacuations.

This crest compares to a previous crest of 15.7 feet (4.8 meters) on
Oct 13 2012.


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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Sat sun sun sun
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 15.4 Sat 1 PM 15.7 14.4 8.6 7.0

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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Sat sun sun sun
                                                7pm 1am 7am 1pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 4.7 Sat 1 PM 4.8 4.4 2.6 2.1


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