Weather Alerts for Cherokee

Issued by the National Weather Service

       River Flood Warning      

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
CHEROKEE

Areas Affected:
Angelina - Cherokee - Nacogdoches
Effective: Tue, 5/17 8:14pm Updated: Wed, 5/18 1:33am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 5/21 1:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...The Flood Warning continues for the following river in Texas...
Angelina River Near Lufkin affecting Cherokee, Nacogdoches and
Angelina Counties.
For the Angelina River...including Alto, Lufkin...Minor flooding is
forecast.
...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
* WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* WHERE...Angelina River Near Lufkin.
* WHEN...Until early Saturday afternoon.
* IMPACTS...At 162.0 feet, Minor lowland to diminish and end on the
lower Angelina River.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday the stage was 162.1 feet.
- Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours
ending at 7:45 PM CDT Tuesday was 162.7 feet.
- Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage
early Friday morning and continue falling to 159.8 feet
Sunday morning.
- Flood stage is 161.0 feet.
- Flood History...No available flood history.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood
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Information:
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv
The next statement will be issued Wednesday evening at 815 PM CDT.