Weather Alerts for Cherokee

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Anderson - Cherokee - Houston
Effective: Sun, 2/17 7:52am Updated: Mon, 2/18 5:15am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 2/22 1:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

The flood warning continues for
the Neches River Near Neches.
* until Friday afternoon...or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  6:30 AM Sunday The stage was 11.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 12.4 feet BY early Tuesday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* 12.0 feet...Expect minor lowland flooding of the heavily
wooded floodplain. Ranchers that may have livestock and equipment
in the river bottoms should move them to higher ground.  Expect
minor flooding of the boat ramp.

Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways. Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks. Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.
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