Nueces River at Cotulla
Forecast Products Issued by NWS Corpus Christi
Date Time Product Stage Fcst-Level Fcst-Date Flood Stage Impact
7/1 5:38 PM FLW 17.2 24 HRS
7/1 6:58 PM FLS 18 23.8 7/2 15 Moderate
7/1 11:25 PM FLS 19.3 12 HRS 15 Moderate
7/2 12:20 PM FLS 16.4 29 7/3 15 Minor
7/2 3:35 PM FLS 15.3 28.9 7/3 7AM 15 Minor
7/2 8:53 PM ESF 24 HRS 15 Minor
7/2 11:19 PM FLS 13.1 29.2 7/3 7AM 15 0
7/3 12:07 PM FLS 11.9 Crested Falling 15 Moderate
7/3 2:15 PM FLS 11.9 Crested Falling 15 Moderate
7/3 10:25 PM FLS 18.3 Falling 15 Moderate
7/4 11:45 AM FLS 18.3 27 7/5 15 Moderate
7/4 10:40 PM FLS 15.8 26.9 7/5 7PM 15 Moderate
7/5 12:02 PM FLS 18.5 33 7/7 7AM 15 Moderate
7/5 11:20 PM FLS 20.5 31-35 7/6-7/7 15 Moderate
7/6 8:33 AM FLS 20.5 31-35 7/6-7/7 15 Moderate
7/6 1:00 PM FLS 19.9 31-33 7/6 15 Moderate
7/6 11:20 PM FLS 19.3 29-30 7/7 early 15 Moderate
7/7 1:15 PM FLS 19.6 Falling 15 Moderate
7/7 10:15 PM FLS 20.5 Falling 15 Moderate
7/8 12:40 PM FLS 21.3 Falling 15 Moderate
7/8 9:55 PM FLS 21.3 Falling 15 Moderate
7/9 11:30 AM FLS 20.7 Falling 15 Moderate
7/9 10:10 PM FLS 19.8 15 Moderate
7/10 9:55 AM FLS 18.9 21-22 7/10 7PM 15 Moderate
7/10 10:15 PM FLS 17.4 21-22 7/10 7PM 15 Moderate
7/11 9:55 AM FLS 16.3 Falling 15 0
7/11 10:15 PM FLS 14.8 25.8 7/10 15 0
7/12 11:30 AM FLS 13.7 Minor
7/12 9:55 PM FLS 12.9 Minor
7/13 11:35 AM FLS 12.4 Minor
7/13 10:05 PM FLS 11.9 Falling 15
7/14 11:50 AM FLS 11.3 Falling 15
7/14 9:32 AM FLS 11 12.5 7/16 15 Minor
7/15 2:56 PM FLS 11.1 12.5 7/16 15 Minor
7/15 10:55 AM FLS 12.7 15 7/17 1PM 15 0
7/15 2:05 PM FLS 12.7 15 7/17 1PM 15 0
The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Corpus Christi issued a total of 35 river forecast
updates for the Nueces River at Cotulla during this flood event. The initial River Flood
warning was issued at 5:38 PM on July 1, 2002. The river reached the flood stage of 15 feet at
3:15 PM on July 1, 2002. The River Crested at 21.6 feet at 1:15 AM on July 16, 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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