River Flood Warning for North Concho River near Carlsbad
UPDATE: Oct. 11, 9 a.m. -- The National Weather Service has issued a river flood warning until today at 2:12 p.m. for the North Concho River near Carlsbad. Last night at 7:30 p.m. the stage was at 11.8 feet and the stage is currently at 12.0 feet. The river is expected to rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise to 12.1 feet after midnight tomorrow. Minor lowland flooding will occur to ranch land along the river and secondary roads and low water crossings will be flooded. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow morning.
SAN ANGELO, TX -- The National Weather Service office in San Angelo has issued a flash flood warning for the North Concho river this morning.
See the before and after photos above.
Watch the Video of the N. Concho Bridge at FM 2288 below:
According to the NWS, the river is rapidly rising and is expected to crest over flood stage by late this morning. The river will fall below flood stage by early tomorrow.
The forecast is for the N. Concho to rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue to rise to near 13.7 feet by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage by early Thursday.
Here's another video:
The impact will be minor lowland flooding will occur to ranch land along the river. Secondary roads and low water crossings will be flooded.
The N. Concho will be flooded from Carlsbad through the San Angelo State Park at FM 2288 and into O.C. Fisher Reservoir.
The NWS says this crest compares to a previous crest of 13.8 feet on Oct 4 1959.
Map of where these photos were taken: