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Kingsville Police Department
Sunday October 8th, 2017 :: 02:18 p.m. CDT
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Coastal Flood Warning until 07:00AM Monday

...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NUECES AND KLEBERG COUNTIES THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... ...HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG GULF FACING BEACHES THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... .LONG PERIOD SWELL WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH TIDE LEVELS TO MAINTAIN COASTAL FLOODING ALONG THE MIDDLE TEXAS COAST. A HIGH RISK OF DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS WILL ALSO CONTINUE IN RESPONSE TO LONG THE PERIOD SWELL. ...COASTAL FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT MONDAY... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

* COASTAL FLOODING...MINOR TO MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING IS EXPECTED DURING HIGH TIDE CYCLE OVERNIGHT. TIDE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO PEAK AROUND 3 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL. BAY WATER LEVELS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 2.5 FEET ABOVE MEAN SEA LEVEL.

* TIMING...THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MAJOR DUNE EROSION OCCURS WITH SOME WATER BREACHING DUNE LINES. BEACH ROADS ON MUSTANG AND PADRE ISLANDS WILL BECOME IMPASSABLE. FLOODING OF BEACH ACCESS AREAS ON SAINT JOSEPH ISLAND MAY OCCUR. WATER WILL FLOOD SEVERAL STREETS AND AREAS OF NORTH BEACH. BAIT STANDS ALONG THE LAGUNA MADRE MAY FLOOD WITH WATER WELL OVER THE ROAD IN PLACES AND FEW OF THE LOWEST HOMES BEGIN TO FLOOD. STRONG AND POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED ALONG GULF-FACING BEACHES.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KLEBERG ... NUECES

Instructions:

A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IMMINENT. COASTAL RESIDENTS IN THE WARNED AREA SHOULD BE ALERT FOR RISING WATER...AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX AND FLOAT. DON`T SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP.

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Address/Location
Kingsville Police Department
1700 E King
Kingsville, TX 78363

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 361-592-4311

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Coastal Flood Warning

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