Fort Davis, TX (79734)

6:54 PM CDT on August 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
APRSWXNET | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch

Elev 5990 ft 30.69 °N, 104.09 °W | Updated 48 minutes ago

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Pressure 30.21 in
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Dew Point 56 °F
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Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KE38 292335Z AUTO 09012G17KT 10SM SCT034 SCT043 BKN060 22/17 A3021 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND S T02190165
Pressure 30.21 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Scattered Clouds 4300 ft
Mostly Cloudy 6000 ft
Dew Point 56 °F
Humidity 64%
Rainfall in
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7:30 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 6% visible
METAR KE38 292335Z AUTO 09012G17KT 10SM SCT034 SCT043 BKN060 22/17 A3021 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND S T02190165

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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:02 PM CDT Aug. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Rio Grande at Castolon.
* Until Tuesday evening, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 9pm Sunday the stage was 9.2 feet (2.8 meters).
* Flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet (4.6 meters).
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by after midnight tomorrow and
continue to rise to near 16.7 feet (5.1 meters) by tomorrow
morning. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow
morning.
* 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 16.6 feet (5.0 meters) on
Jun 20 2009.


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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Mon Mon
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 13.0 15.0 9.2 sun 9 PM 15.4 16.7 9.8 6.7

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

                   bf fld observed forecast
location stg stg stage day time Mon Mon Mon Mon
                                                1am 7am 1pm 7pm
Castolon 4.0 4.6 2.8 sun 9 PM 4.7 5.1 3.0 2.0


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





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 2:08 PM MDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast New Mexico and Texas... including the
following areas... in southeast New Mexico... central Lea
County... Eddy County plains... Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy
County... northern Lea County and southern Lea County. In
Texas... Andrews... Big Bend area... Crane... Davis/Apache
Mountains area... Dawson... Ector... Gaines... Guadalupe
Mountains... Loving... Marfa Plateau... Martin... Midland...
Pecos... Presidio valley... Reeves County and upper trans
Pecos... Terrell... Upton... Van Horn and Highway 54 corridor...
Ward and Winkler.

* Through Tuesday morning

* heavy rainfall is forecast over areas which received flash
flooding Sunday night and Monday morning. Any additional
rainfall will cause flash flooding.

* Low water crossings, bar ditches, Oilfield lease roads,
underpasses, and other urban areas prone to high water.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.