Nueces River at Bluntzer
Forecast Products Issued by NWS Corpus Christi
Date Time Product Stage Fcst-Level Fcst-Date Flood Stage Impact
7/2 8:53 PM ESF 24 HRS 18 Minor
7/4 2:24 AM FLW 18 Moderate
7/4 10:40 PM FLS 10.3 18 7/8 18 0
7/5 12:02 PM FLS 14.6 19 7/7 PM 18 0
7/5 10:35 PM FLW 21.4 28 7/6 7PM 18 Moderate
7/5 11:20 PM FLS 21.4 28 7/6 7PM 18 Moderate
7/6 8:33 AM FLS 21.4 28 7/6 7PM 18 Moderate
7/6 1:00 PM FLS 26.4 27-28 7/6-7/8 18 Moderate
7/6 11:20 PM FLS 27.9 29 7/7-7/9 18 Moderate
7/7 1:15 PM FLS 29.3 29.5 7/7-7/9 18 Moderate
7/7 10:15 PM FLS 29.4 29.5 7/7-7/9 18 Moderate
7/8 12:40 PM FLS 29.4 Steady 18 Moderate
7/8 9:55 PM FLS 29.3 29-30 7/8-7/10 18 Moderate
7/9 11:30 AM FLS 29.1 28-29 7/12 18 Moderate
7/9 10:10 PM FLS 29.2 29 7/12 18 Moderate
7/10 9:55 AM FLS 29.2 29 7/12 18 Moderate
7/10 10:15 PM FLS 29.3 29 7/12 18 Moderate
7/11 9:55 AM FLS 29.4 33 Hold 7/14 18 Moderate
7/11 10:15 PM FLS 29.1 33 Hold 7/14 18 Moderate
7/12 11:30 AM FLS 28 32 Hold 7/13 18 Moderate
7/12 9:55 PM FLS 27.1 32 Hold 7/14 18 Moderate
7/13 11:35 AM FLS 28.4 30 7/21 18 Moderate
7/13 10:05 PM FLS 29.6 30.5 Hold 7/14 18 Moderate
7/14 11:50 AM FLS 29.8 30 Hold 7/17 18 Moderate
7/14 9:32 AM FLS 30.1 30 Hold 7/17 18 Moderate
7/15 2:56 AM FLS 30.2 31 7/17 18 Moderate
7/15 10:55 AM FLS 30.3 18 Moderate
7/15 2:05 PM FLS 30.4 31.5 Hold 7/20 18 Moderate
The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Corpus Christi issued a total of 28 river forecast
updates for the Nueces River at Bluntzer during this flood event. The initial River Flood
Warning was issued at 2:24 AM on July 4, 2002. The river reached the flood stage of 18 feet
at 2:00 PM on July 5, 2002. The River Crested at 31.78 feet at 9:45 AM on July 17, 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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