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Severe Weather Statement


Effective: 5:30 AM on 05/20/2019

Expires: 7:00 PM on 05/23/2019

Alert: ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN SMITH...SOUTHERN FRANKLIN AND WOOD COUNTIES... At 448 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles east of Sulphur Springs to near Como to near Quitman to Golden to Van, moving east at 55 mph. These are very dangerous storms. HAZARD...80 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. Numerous trees and power lines have been blown down across Kaufman, Van Zandt, and Rains Counties with these storms. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be heavily damaged. Expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include... Mineola, Winnsboro, Lindale, Mount Vernon, Quitman, Hawkins, Hoard, Scroggins, Pleasant Grove, Purley, Hainesville, Golden, Forest Hill, Alba, Yantis, Red Springs, Perryville, Carroll and Cypress. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.00IN WIND...80MPH

Instructions: Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure. This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION with tornado like wind speeds expected. Mobile homes and high profile vehicles are especially susceptible to winds of this magnitude and may be overturned. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms have the potential to cause serious injury and significant property damage.

Target Area: Smith

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 2:18 PM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 2:18 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... East Fork Trinity River At McKinney Affecting Collin County Denton Creek Near Justin Affecting Denton County Trinity River At Dallas Affecting Dallas County Trinity River Near Rosser Affecting Ellis and Kaufman Counties West Fork Trinity River Near Boyd Affecting Wise County Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 200 PM Sunday the stage was 35.81 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39 feet by Friday afternoon. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

* Forecast...The river will crest near 39 feet Friday afternoon then remain above flood for the next few days. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 10:11 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 10:11 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: ...forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity... The flood warning continues for the Neches River Near Alto, Texas.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:15 AM Sunday The stage was 19.7 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 16 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.2 feet by Monday morning then begin falling.

* Impact...Expect flooding very similar to what has occurred throughout much of this May of 2019. &&

Instructions: 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. 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

Target Area: Anderson; Cherokee; Houston; Trinity

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 10:09 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 10:08 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: The flood warning continues for the Sabine River Near Gladewater, Texas.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:15 AM Sunday The stage was 34.9 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 26 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 34.5 feet by Monday morning.

* Impact...at 36.0 feet...Expect moderate to severe flooding with some secondary roadways near the river to be closed. Also homes will be threatened with flooding and preparations should be completed for a major flood. &&

Instructions: 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. 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

Target Area: Gregg; Smith; Upshur; Wood

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 10:09 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 10:08 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: The flood warning continues for the Sabine River Near Hawkins, Texas.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:45 AM Sunday The stage was 28.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 23 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 28.1 feet by Monday morning. &&

Instructions: 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. 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

Target Area: Smith; Upshur; Wood

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 10:09 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 10:08 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: The flood warning continues for the Sabine River Near Mineola, Texas.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:15 AM Sunday The stage was 17.2 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 14 feet.

* Forecast...The river will rise slightly to near 17.4 feet by Monday evening then begin falling.

* Impact...at 18.0 feet...Expect severe flooding with some barns facing flooding. Preparations should be completed for moderate flooding. &&

Instructions: 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. 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

Target Area: Smith; Wood

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 10:00 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 9:59 AM on 05/20/2019

Alert: The flood warning continues for the Angelina River Near Lufkin, Texas.

* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 7:00 AM Sunday The stage was 12.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 10 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 13.7 feet by Thursday evening. Additional rises remain possible thereafter.

* Impact...Continued minor lowland flooding. &&

Instructions: 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. 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

Target Area: Angelina; Cherokee; Nacogdoches

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:36 AM on 05/19/2019

Expires: 8:36 PM on 05/19/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Dallas Affecting Dallas County Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0800 AM Sunday the stage was 36.32 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 39 feet by Friday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.

* Forecast...The river will crest near 39 feet Friday morning then remain above flood for the next few days. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:52 PM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 8:51 PM on 05/19/2019

Alert: The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in... Southern Rusk County in northeastern Texas... Northwestern Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas... Northwestern Shelby County in eastern Texas... Cherokee County in northeastern Texas...

* Until 700 AM CDT Sunday.

* At 1254 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across much of the flood warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen with isolated higher amounts.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jacksonville, Rusk, Alto, Tenaha, Timpson, Garrison, Morrill, Ponta, Sacul, New Salem, Douglass, Maydelle, Trawick, New Summerfield, Cushing, Mount Enterprise, Gallatin, Reklaw, Lawsonville and Glenfawn.

Instructions: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Target Area: Cherokee

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:52 PM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 8:51 PM on 05/19/2019

Alert: The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* Flood Warning for Urban Areas and Small Streams in... Southern Rusk County in northeastern Texas... Northwestern Nacogdoches County in eastern Texas... Northwestern Shelby County in eastern Texas... Cherokee County in northeastern Texas...

* Until 700 AM CDT Sunday.

* At 1254 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across much of the flood warned area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen with isolated higher amounts.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Jacksonville, Rusk, Alto, Tenaha, Timpson, Garrison, Morrill, Ponta, Sacul, New Salem, Douglass, Maydelle, Trawick, New Summerfield, Cushing, Mount Enterprise, Gallatin, Reklaw, Lawsonville and Glenfawn.

Instructions: Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

Target Area: Cherokee; Shelby

Forecast Office: NWS Shreveport (Shreveport)

Flood Warning


Effective: 2:16 PM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 5:00 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Denton Creek Near Justin Affecting Denton County Trinity River At Dallas Affecting Dallas County Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0200 PM Saturday the stage was 39.00 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by late Monday afternoon. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Severe Weather Statement


Effective: 2:16 PM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 5:00 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT FOR HENDERSON AND NORTHERN ANDERSON COUNTIES... At 447 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of Athens, moving northeast at 55 mph. This is a dangerous storm! HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include... Athens, Chandler, Malakoff, Frankston, Brownsboro, Berryville, Trinidad, Edom, Coffee City, Caney City, Log Cabin, Murchison, Star Harbor, Poynor and Moore Station. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 500 PM CDT for central and north central Texas. A Tornado Watch also remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for central Texas. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

Instructions: This is a dangerous storm. Prepare immediately destructive straight line winds. Move to a shelter, inside a strong building and away from windows.

Target Area: Henderson

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Severe Weather Statement


Effective: 2:16 PM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 5:00 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT FOR EASTERN HENDERSON AND NORTHERN ANDERSON COUNTIES... At 508 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Brownsboro, or 10 miles east of Athens, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include... Athens, Chandler, Frankston, Brownsboro, Berryville, Edom, Coffee City, Murchison, Poynor and Moore Station. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for central Texas. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...70MPH

Instructions: For your protection stay inside a sturdy structure and keep away from windows. Heavy rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Target Area: Henderson

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:47 AM on 05/18/2019

Expires: 5:48 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Dallas Affecting Dallas County Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0800 AM Saturday the stage was 39.87 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by late Monday afternoon. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:16 PM on 05/17/2019

Expires: 9:24 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0800 PM Friday the stage was 41.25 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by Monday night. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 2:34 PM on 05/17/2019

Expires: 6:20 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0200 PM Friday the stage was 41.84 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by Monday evening. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 9:53 AM on 05/17/2019

Expires: 1:45 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0900 AM Friday the stage was 42.27 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 7:56 PM on 05/16/2019

Expires: 11:26 PM on 05/20/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 700 PM Thursday the stage was 43.33 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by late Monday morning. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 2:27 PM on 05/16/2019

Expires: 2:34 PM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 200 PM Thursday the stage was 43.69 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by Tuesday after midnight. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

Flood Warning


Effective: 8:42 AM on 05/16/2019

Expires: 2:52 AM on 05/21/2019

Alert: ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River At Trinidad Affecting Henderson and Navarro Counties ...The Flood Warning continues for the following areas in Texas... Trinity River Near Long Lake (Oakwood) Affecting Anderson... Freestone and Leon Counties The Flood Warning continues for The Trinity River At Trinidad.

* At 0800 AM Thursday the stage was 44.00 feet.

* Flood stage is 33 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river has crested and will continue to recede and fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon. &&

Instructions: Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks. Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Radio for the latest river forecasts.

Target Area: Henderson; Navarro

Forecast Office: NWS Dallas-Fort Worth (Dallas - Forth Worth)

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Lake Palestine Weather Forecast

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 87

Sunday Night

Mostly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Monday

Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 88

Monday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73

Tuesday

Thunderstorms Likely

Hi: 84

Tuesday Night

Chance Thunderstorms

Lo: 69

Wednesday

Partly Sunny

Hi: 90

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 73


Lake Palestine Water Level (last 30 days)


Water Level on 5/19: 346.28 (+1.28)



Lake Palestine Fishing Report from TPWD (May 15)

Water lightly stained; 73–77 degrees; 1.94’ high. Black bass are good on shakyhead worms, Texas rigged creature baits and hollow body frogs. Crappie are good on minnows and jigs. Hybrid striper are good on minnows and topwaters. White bass are good on slabs and topwaters. Catfish are slow on trotlines.