Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX
FGUS84 KAMA 301642
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1142 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016
For the Palo Duro Creek...the following locations are included...
.Over 3 inches of rain have fallen upstream of the gage site early
Friday morning. The runoff from the heavy rain has caused a
significant rise on the creek. The creek is expected
to rise to around 14 feet by early this afternoon.
For the Palo Duro Creek 6 miles west of Spearman.
* Latest stage: 11.2 feet at 11 AM Saturday.
* Flood stage: 20.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage: 9.0 feet.
At 9.0 feet...The creek is at bankfull stage. Some minor overbank
flooding occurs and cattle in the floodplain may be threatened.
At 12.0 feet...Moderate overbank flooding occurs. Cattle are
threatened and damage to fences is possible.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial radio or television
stations...or your local cable television service provider for later
statements concerning this event.