The Guadalupe River at Victoria Expected to Crest Earlier than Anticipated
As the National Weather Service continues to monitor the River Flood Warning for the Guadalupe River at Victoria, the expected crest thought to be happening by early Saturday will likely happen sometime Friday.
River Flood Warning for the Guadalupe River at Victoria
While the River Flood Warning for the Guadalupe at Victoria continues until further notice we may know sooner than expected how high the river will crest by early Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service still suggests in an update issued at 8:27 am on Friday that the river will crest by early Saturday afternoon at a level of near 27.2 feet. It is expected to fall back below the 20-foot flood stage by Monday morning pending this weekend's rainfall.
As of this morning, the river was flowing into Riverside Park and approaching the low areas of the Texas Zoo and Gulf Course. Reports from the NWS have livestock cut off in low areas of the flood plain above Cuero to Tivoli. Water can also be seen flowing under the US Business 59 East Relief Bridge.
Guadalupe River Past Flood Stage in Two Places
Crossroadstoday.com reports that the Guadalupe River at Victoria was at 22.15 feet in Riverside Park on Thursday evening, and further south the river was at 24.24 feet in Bloomington. Everyone in Victoria and Bloomington near the river is advised to prepare for some flooding to occur.