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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the San Antonio River at Elmendorf are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Downstream Gauge Downstream Gauge - near Floresville
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 48
Moderate Flood Stage: 39
Flood Stage: 35
Action Stage: 33
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 64.20 ft on 10/18/1998
(2) 63.16 ft on 07/06/2002
(3) 61.00 ft on 09/27/1946
(4) 53.06 ft on 06/05/1986
(5) 53.00 ft on 06/28/1913
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 44.82 ft on 06/03/2016
(2) 44.99 ft on 05/24/2015
(3) 38.21 ft on 04/25/2015
(4) 52.34 ft on 05/26/2013
(5) 44.55 ft on 07/26/2007
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
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60 Downstream in Wilson county people cut off by numerous flooded Farm to Market roads. Numerous homes are flooded in Wilson county as well.
52 Widespread major flooding damages crops and pastureland. Roads and bridges are flooded and dangerous. Oil field pump jacks and irrigation pumps are flooded and damaged. Many livestock can be cut off and drowned.
48 Major flooding near Elmendorf to above Goliad State Park isolates livestock, damages crops and roads, floods oil field tank batteries, pump jacks, irrigation pumps, and any equipment in the flood plain. Flooding is widespread.
45 Moderate lowland flooding inundates crop and pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Roads and bridges in the flood plain are flooded. Pump jacks and oil field tank batteries flood.
43 Moderate lowland flooding inundates and damages crop and pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Numerous roads and bridges are flooded. Oil well pump jacks and irrigation pumps are flooded and damaged.
39 Moderate lowland flooding damages crops and floods pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville. Secondary roads and low bridges, irrigation pumps, oil field pump jacks and tank batteries flood. Livestock are cut off in low areas.
35 Minor lowland flooding inundates crop and pastureland below San Antonio to below Floresville.
33 Overbank conditions may cut off livestock in low areas.

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