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Forecasts for the Hondo Creek at SH 173 near Hondo are issued as needed during times of high water, but are not routinely available.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 14
Moderate Flood Stage: 12
Flood Stage: 12
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 21.00 ft on 09/01/1919
(2) 18.96 ft on 06/22/1997
(3) 18.00 ft on 07/01/1932
(4) 17.19 ft on 05/29/1987
(5) 16.40 ft on 07/15/1973

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.96 ft on 06/22/1997
(2) 17.19 ft on 05/29/1987
(3) 16.40 ft on 07/15/1973
(4) 18.00 ft on 07/01/1932
(5) 21.00 ft on 09/01/1919

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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18 Hondo Creek floods one to two miles of Highway 90 east of Hondo with a small section at the bridge above water. The area east of the bridge is under several feet of water. Several hundred yards of the Southern Pacific railway is damaged. Highway 173 is flooded north and south of Hondo. Farm to Market 473 north of Hondo is flooded in several places.
17 Highway 90 floods with flow hundreds of yards wide in three sections near Hondo. Highway 173 floods north and south of Hondo. Farm to Market 462 is closed at several low crossings.
14 Major flooding escapes the main channel into the right and left flood plains approaching Highway 90 east of Hondo and Highway 173 north of Hondo. Farm to Market 462 north of Hondo floods at several low water crossings.
12 Minor lowland flooding inundates Farm to Market 462 at several low crossings over Hondo Creek.

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