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WALKER COUNTY CLOSES ROAD DUE TO FLOODING-FLOOD WARNING ISSUED

1AM=-TxDOT advised F M 2989 is closed to thru traffic. They also advised FM247 closed to thru traffic at Walkers-Madison County lines.

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON, TX
217 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

…The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a flood warning
for the following rivers…

Bedias Creek near Madisonville affecting the following counties in Texas…
Madison…Walker

For Bedias Creek at Madisonville, Moderate flooding is forecasted.

The current weather is dominated by a band of slow moving thunderstorms
moving across the basin. Rainfall amounts of 4 to 9 inches has fallen
along the creek.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede.

Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route.

Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few
days.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.

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217 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a

* Flood Warning for
The Bedias Creek near Madisonville.
* from early this morning to Tuesday morning…or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0145 AM Sunday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage by early this morning and continue to rise
to near 21.3 feet by this evening.the river will fall below flood stage by
tomorrow late evening.
* At 21.0 feet…Moderate lowland flooding begins as low lying area along the
creek become inundated.

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Flood Observed Forecast 6 AM
Location Stage Stage Day Time Mon Tue Wed Thu

Bedias Creek
Madisonville 19.0 16.3 Sun 02 AM 18.5 15.8 12.6 9.8

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LAT…LON 3090 9586 3093 9578 3096 9562 3087 9562 3083 9578 3080 9586

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