Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1233 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

TXC375-381-010700-
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POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
1233 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR RANDALL AND POTTER
COUNTIES UNTIL 200 AM CDT...

* AT 1231 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  THUNDERSTORM WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
  AMARILLO. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
  ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA IN THE PAST 2 HOURS
  WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED. FLOODING IS LIKELY TO OCCUR.
  WHILE PRECIPITATION MAY TAPER OFF IN SOME AREAS...IT WILL TAKE SOME
  TIME FOR ANY HIGH WATER TO RUNOFF.

* THE AMARILLO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICE REPORTED THAT THE
  GREENWAYS PLAYA LAKE IS BACK UP AROUND HOUSES. THE WATER HAS NOT
  CROSSED 77TH AVENUE. THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTS OF WATER IN HOMES
  AT THIS TIME.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANYON...             AMARILLO...           UMBARGER...
  PALO DURO CANYON...   LAKE TANGLEWOOD...    BUFFALO LAKE...
  VALLEY DE ORO...      BUSHLAND...           TIMBERCREEK CANYON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS
AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING
AREAS ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3477 10214 3561 10216 3561 10165 3485 10162
      3480 10163

$$

SCHNEIDER/MAKING








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