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County of Wharton, Texas
Saturday December 8th, 2018 :: 02:34 a.m. CST


Flood Warning until 03:32AM Monday

Tres Palacios River Near Midfield affecting the following counties in Texas... Matagorda...Wharton For Tres Palacios River at Midfield, Moderate flooding is forecasted. The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a

* Flood Warning for The Tres Palacios River Near Midfield.

* until late Sunday night...or until the warning is canceled.

* At 0130 AM Saturday the stage was 23.8 feet.

* Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.

* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by after midnight this morning and continue to rise to near 28.3 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.

* At 28.0 feet...Water is over the road on FM 1468 near Clemville, FM 2431 east of Midfield, and FM 2853 southeast of Blessing all in Matagorda County with homes in the subdivisions of El Dorado Country upstream and Oak Grove and Tres Palacios Oaks downstream threatened.



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.

County of Wharton, Texas
309 E Milam St
Wharton, TX 77488

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 979-532-9001

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Flood Warning

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