Flood Warning Along South Sulphur River Until Friday Afternoon

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has Issued a Flood Warning for The South Sulphur River near Cooper from Late Wednesday Night to Friday afternoon…or until the warning is cancelled. At 1:15pm Tuesday the Stage was 13.18 Feet. Flood Stage is 16.0 Feet. Minor Flooding is forecast. The River is expected to rise to near flood stage Thursday after Midnight. The River will then fall below action stage before rising to near flood stage again around midnight on Thursday.

At 16 Feet, minor out of bank flooding will occur. A few rural roads will begin to flood. Minor flooding will occur to farm and ranch land adjacent to the river.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Author: Staff Reporter

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