Expires 3:13 AM CDT on June 20, 2013
Statement as of 9:13 am CDT on June 19, 2013
... Forecast flooding increased from moderate to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for the Nueces River at Cotulla.
* From early Friday morning to late Monday afternoon... or until the
warning is cancelled.
* At 8:00 am Wednesday the stage was 13.5 feet.
* Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Friday morning and
continue to rise to near 17.4 feet by Saturday evening. The river
will fall below flood stage by late Monday afternoon.
* At 17.0 feet major lowland flooding above Cotulla to below Tilden.
Irrigation equipment, oil well pump jacks and tank batteries, hunting
Cabins and livestock cut off in wide areas of the flood plain.
Below are the latest river stages and stage forecasts:
fld latest forecast 6 am lst
location stg stg day time Thu Fri Sat sun Mon
Cotulla 15 13.5 Wed 08 am 13.7 15.3 16.9 17.4 16.0
Expires 7:00 PM CDT on June 19, 2013
Statement as of 5:29 am CDT on June 19, 2013
... Heat index values between 105 and 109 degrees inclusive are
expected this afternoon...
Warm to hot conditions are expected this afternoon. In addition...
near surface moisture will linger. The combination of expected
temperatures and near surface moisture will result in maximum heat
index values between 105 and 109 degrees inclusive this afternoon
across much of south Texas. Conditions will improve this evening
as temperatures decrease.
Residents involved in outdoor activities today are urged to drink
plenty of water... wear light weight and light colored clothing...
and take frequent breaks from the heat. Young children and pets
should never be left unattended in vehicles under any
circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather
when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
Statement as of 01:39 am CDT on June 19, 2013
... Record high temperature set at Corpus Christi...
a record high temperature of 97 degrees was set at Corpus Christi yesterday.
This ties the old record of 97 set in 2011.