Fort Davis, TX

10:06 AM CDT on August 29, 2016 (GMT -0500)
3 Dog Ranch | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch

Elev 5274 ft 30.61 °N, 103.97 °W | Updated 13 seconds ago

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Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 5.4 mph

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Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1100 ft
Overcast 2400 ft
Dew Point 42 °F
Humidity 44%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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7:30 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KE38 291455Z AUTO 03005KT 10SM BKN011 OVC024 19/16 A3028 RMK AO2 T01870157
Pressure 30.28 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 1100 ft
Overcast 2400 ft
Dew Point 42 °F
Humidity 44%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:30 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 8% visible
METAR KE38 291455Z AUTO 03005KT 10SM BKN011 OVC024 19/16 A3028 RMK AO2 T01870157

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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: 3:33 AM MDT Aug. 29, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* heavy rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches possible with isolated
higher amounts.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the Road. The water
may be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing
water can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing
across a roadway... turn around... dont drown.

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.



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