Atascosa River at Whitsett
Forecast Products Issued by NWS Corpus Christi
Date Time Product Stage Fcst-Level Fcst-Date Flood Stage Impact
6/30 8:45 PM ESF 24 HRS Minor
7/1 11:30 AM FLW 6.5 23.8 7/2 20 Minor
7/1 8:00 PM ESF 12 HRS Moderate
7/1 11:25 PM FLS 17 26 7/3 20 Moderate
7/2 12:20 PM FLS 25.5 29 7/3 20 Moderate
7/2 3:55 PM FLS 27.2 28.9 7/3 7AM 20 Moderate
7/2 8:53 PM ESF 28.1 24 HRS 20 Moderate
7/2 11:19 PM FLS 26.4 29.2 7/3 7AM 20 Moderate
7/3 12:07 PM FLS 26.4 Crested Falling 20 Moderate
7/3 2:15 PM FLS 25.8 Crested Falling 20 Moderate
7/3 10:25 AM FLS 25.3 Falling 20 0
7/4 11:45 AM FLS 24.9 27 7/5 20
7/4 10:40 PM FLS 24.4 26.9 7/5 7PM 20 Moderate
7/5 12:02 PM FLS 23.4 33 7/7 7AM 20 Moderate
7/5 11:20 PM FLS 23.4 31-35 7/6-7/7 20 Moderate
7/6 8:33 AM FLS 23.2 31-35 7/6-7/7 20 Moderate
7/6 1:00 PM FLS 25.4 31-33 7/6 20 Moderate
7/6 11:20 PM FLS 26.4 29-30 7/7 early 20 Moderate
7/7 1:15 PM FLS 24.7 Falling 20 Minor
7/7 10:15 PM FLS 23.1 Falling 20 Minor
7/8 12:40 PM FLS 21.9 Falling 20 Minor
7/8 9:55 PM FLS 20.4 Falling 20 Minor
7/9 11:30 AM FLS 17.6 Falling 20 Minor
LAST 20
7/15 2:32 AM FLW 15.6 21-22 7/10 7PM 20 Minor
7/15 2:56 AM FLS 17.6 21-22 7/10 7PM 20 Minor
7/15 10:55 AM FLS 21.3 25.8 7/9-7/10 20 0
7/15 2:05 PM FLS 21.3 25.8 7/10 20
The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Corpus Christi issued a total of 27 river forecast
updates for the Atascosa River at Whitsett during this flood event. The initial River Flood
warning was issued at 11:30 AM on July 1, 2002. The river reached the flood stage of 20 feet at
12:00 AM on July 2, 2002 (with a second crest on 7/15). The River Crested at 28.23 feet at
10:45 PM on July 3, 2002.
FLW = River Flood Warning FLS = River Flood Statement ESF = River Flood Outlook
Stage = Latest River Stage (feet) Flood Stage = Flood Stage (feet) Impact = Forecast Impact
Fcst-Level = River Crest Forecast (feet) Fcst-Date = Date of River Crest Forecast

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