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Flood warning issued for Guadalupe River

Jan. 9, 2013 at 1:04 p.m.
Updated Jan. 8, 2013 at 7:09 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning until 4:10 a.m. Thursday for the Guadalupe River near Bloomington affecting Calhoun and Victoria counties.

Recent or anticipated heavy rainfall over the aforementioned river basin will result in river rises above flood stage during the next few days.

The National Weather Service has also issued a flood warning for the Guadalupe River near Bloomington from Saturday evening until further notice or until the warning is canceled.

At 9 a.m. Wednesday, the stage was 10.4 feet. The flood stage is 20.0 feet.

The river could rise above flood stage by Saturday before midnight and continue to rise to near 21.8 feet by Sunday evening.

At 20 feet, minor lowland flooding occurs with the flow reaching the right flood plain near the Invista plant near Bloomington.



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