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The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a flood warning for the following areas: Trinity River in Texas.  Trinity River, near Rosser,  affecting Ellis and Kaufman counties forecast flooding changed from MINOR to MODERATE severity for the following areas in Texas:  Chambers Creek near Rice affecting Navarro County.

Forecast flooding increased from MINOR to MODERATE severity.  The Flood Warning continues for the Chambers Creek near Rice until Tuesday afternoon or until the warning is canceled.

 At 2 a.m. Monday the stage was 25.91 feet.  Flood stage is 24.0 feet.  Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast—The river will continue rising to a crest near 27 feet early Monday afternoon. The river should fall below flood stage late Monday night.

 At 27 feet moderate out of bank flooding will occur along the creek.  A few rural roads will be flooded.  Minor lowland flooding is expected for farms and ranches downstream. Highway construction downstream at the I-45 bridge will be hazardous.

 This crest compares to a previous crest of 27.3 feet on April 15, 1991.

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