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This probabilistic forecast is issued by the West Gulf River Forecast Center.
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Forecasts for the Nueces River below Uvalde 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: 17
Moderate Flood Stage: 15
Flood Stage: 11
Action Stage: 10
Low Stage (in feet): -9999

Historic Crests
(1) 24.88 ft on 10/28/1996
(2) 23.30 ft on 09/01/1932
(3) 19.30 ft on 07/13/1939
(4) 18.99 ft on 10/10/2018
(5) 18.91 ft on 10/16/2018
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 18.91 ft on 10/16/2018
(2) 18.99 ft on 10/10/2018
(3) 10.80 ft on 08/12/2018
(4) 14.75 ft on 11/17/2004
(5) 12.98 ft on 07/02/2002
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
Currently none available.
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25 Residents of many low lying homes in Crystal City flood in less than a day from a crest in Uvalde. Roads and bridges are damaged above Barksdale to below Carrizo Springs. Flow ranges from one half mile to four miles wide in the flood plain, trapping livestock and destroying equipment in the flood plain.
23 Disastrous widespread lowland flooding reaches several homes in Crystal City. Roads, fencing, and any improvements in the flood plain are damaged. Flow is generally 1/2 mile wide in the flood plain and livestock should be moved from vulnerable areas.
21 Lowest homes downstream in the east edge of Crystal City flood. Numerous secondary roads and low bridges are extremely dangerous to motorists above Barksdale to below Carrizo Springs. Livestock are cut off and equipment destroyed in the flood plain from the headwaters to below Tilden with massive damage to fencing and secondary roads.
17 Major flooding extends well into the flood plain. Livestock in the flood plain should be moved to higher ground immediately. Highways 57, 65, 85, 190, and Farm to Market 1025 are flooded and closed. Fencing and roads are damaged.
15 Moderate flooding with livestock cut off and equipment destroyed in lowest areas of the flood plain. Secondary roads and low bridges are dangerous to auto traffic above Barksdale to below Carrizo Springs.
11 Minor lowland flooding nine miles southwest of Uvalde closes the Farm to Market 481 bridge floor. Livestock in the flood plain should be moved to higher ground.
10 Overbank flow nine miles southwest of Uvalde reaches the Farm to market 481 bridge floor and approaches.

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