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Weekend Flood Warning for Normangee Area

The following flood warning from the National Weather Service affects those living in the Normangee area and anyone planning to drive OSR from now through Tuesday:

Saturday morning update:

THE NAVASOTA RIVER NEAR NORMANGEE AT 1000 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.1 FEET

MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

FLOODING STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.

FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 19.4 FEET THIS AFTERNOON.

THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.

AT 20.0 FEET…MAJOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS WITH MASSIVE INUNDATION OF THE¬†FLOOD PLAIN AS THE RIVER IS CLOSE TO 2 MILES WIDE.

OSR BECOMES INUNDATED ONE HALF MILE ON THE RIGHT BANK AND 1.5 MILES ON THE LEFT BANK.

Original story Friday afternoon:

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE NAVASOTA RIVER NEAR NORMANGEE FROM LATE TONIGHT (Friday, 11/1) TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELLED.

AT 0900 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.9 FEET.

MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.

FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET

FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY AFTER MIDNIGHT TOMORROW (Saturday 11/2) AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 20 FEET BY EARLY AFTERNOON SATURDAY.

AT 20.0 FEET…MAJOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS WITH MASSIVE INUNDATION OF THE FLOOD PLAIN AS THE RIVER IS CLOSE TO 2 MILES WIDE.

OSR BECOMES INUNDATED ONE HALF MILE ON THE RIGHT BANK AND 1.5 MILES ON THE LEFT BANK.

THE RIVER SHOULD FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

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Posted by on Nov 2 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.


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