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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Sandies Creek near Westhoff are issued routinely year-round.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 24
Moderate Flood Stage: 22
Flood Stage: 21
Action Stage: 12
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 29.06 ft on 05/18/1992
(2) 28.80 ft on 10/19/1998
(3) 27.36 ft on 06/27/1993
(4) 27.17 ft on 08/28/2017 (P)
(5) 26.54 ft on 06/12/1987
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 27.17 ft on 08/28/2017 (P)
(2) 23.36 ft on 05/27/2015
(3) 21.23 ft on 05/20/2015
(4) 22.08 ft on 04/20/2015
(5) 22.65 ft on 03/23/2015
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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26.5 Sandies Creek is generally three quarters to one mile wide below the headwaters southeast of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero. The approaches to the Westhoff/Cheapside road bridge are under five to six feet of water and the bridge floor is flooded. Livestock are cut off and potentially drowned in the flood plain.
25.5 Major lowland flooding from the headwaters southeast of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero is generally three quarters of a mile wide. Livestock are cut off and potentially drowned in the flood plain. Flow is to the bottom of the Westhoff/Cheapside bridge deck and four to five feet deep in the approaches. All secondary roads and bridge crossings over Sandies Creek are flooded and impassable.
24 Major lowland flooding from the headwaters southeast of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero. The flow is over one half mile wide. Livestock are cut off and potentially drowned in low areas of the flood plain. Roads and low bridges near the creek are flooded and impassable.
22 Sandies Creek escapes the channel hundreds of yards into the flood plain from the headwaters to the Guadalupe River confluence. Livestock in low areas are cut off and potentially drowned. Secondary roads and low bridges are flooded and dangerous. The approaches of the Westhoff/Cheapside road bridge over Sandies Creek are flooded and water is to the bottom of the bridge.
21 Minor lowland flooding from the headwaters southeast of Seguin to the Guadalupe River confluence near Cuero cuts off and potentially drowns livestock. The approaches to the Farm to Market 240 bridge three miles northeast of Westhoff flood.

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