River Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FGUS84 KMAF 220729
229 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...Notable river level rises observed on the Rio Grande...

Recent heavy rainfall along the Rio Grande has resulted in higher
river levels at the river gauge 3 miles north of Candelaria.  At
215 am CDT, the stage was 7.9 feet (2.4 meters).  River levels
are expected to stay above action stage overnight, which is 7.5
feet (2.3 meters).  Barring any additional heavy rainfall, the
Rio Grande river should recede to 6.5 to 7 feet (2.0 to 2.1
meters) by late Friday morning or Friday afternoon.

River levels are expected to rise.  Ranchers and farmers need to
remain alert to the weather and river conditions as livestock and
machinery may need to be moved to higher ground.

For additional information...please go to our local webpage
located at... WWW.WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND ...Select rivers and lakes
AHPS under current conditions.


LAT...LON 3057 10504 3069 10492 3022 10463 2980 10451 2975 10465


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