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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Medina River near La Coste 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: 22
Moderate Flood Stage: 19
Flood Stage: 15
Action Stage: 15
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 32.00 ft on 07/06/2002
(2) 24.05 ft on 05/30/1987
(3) 23.97 ft on 06/22/1997
(4) 21.30 ft on 10/18/1998
(5) 19.13 ft on 03/04/1992

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 32.00 ft on 07/06/2002
(2) 21.30 ft on 10/18/1998
(3) 23.97 ft on 06/22/1997
(4) 19.13 ft on 03/04/1992
(5) 24.05 ft on 05/30/1987

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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32 The Farm to Market 471 bridge bottom floods. Many homes near Von Ormy, LaCoste and Somerset flood, some with water to the roof. Livestock in the flood plain are cut off and potentially drowned below Medina Lake to the San Antonio River confluence. Roads and low bridges are flooded and very dangerous to motorists.
28 Disastrous flooding puts several feet of flow in homes and businesses near LaCoste to below Highway 281. Secondary and primary roads are severely flooded and dangerous to motorists.
24 Disastrous flooding reaches many homes near Von Ormy and LaCoste putting several feet of water in them. Roads and bridges near the river are flooded and dangerous.
22 Major flooding is taking place in the Medina River RV park oh CR 4713. Major flooding reaches lowest homes near Von Ormy. Residents should prepare to evacuate as emergency officials assess the threat. Livestock should be removed from flood prone areas. Roads, streets and low bridges are very dangerous to motorists.
19 Moderate lowland flooding has isolated Medina River RV Park on CR 4713. Lowland flooding threatens homes and businesses near Von Ormy. Many secondary and primary roads and low bridges in the flood plain are flooded and very dangerous.
17 The Medina River RV park on CR 4713 will experience widespread flooding and all campers should have been evacuated or moved to higher ground. swift moving water will make rescues dangerous.
15 Minor lowland flooding begins to impact the Medina River RV park anlong CR 4713. Minor lowland flooding reaches the slab elevation of the Knights of Columbus building just below the bridge over Pearsall Road (Farm to Market 2536). County roads, low bridges and crossings near or over the Medina River are flooded and dangerous.
12 Low water crossings and bridges are flooded and dangerous.

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