Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
531 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

TXC277-310030-
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LAMAR TX-
531 PM CDT SAT JUL 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN LAMAR COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 527 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT WERE
  PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL FROM JUST NORTH OF PARIS TO THE RED
  RIVER. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING. AREAS THAT ARE LOW LYING OR USUALLY EXPERIENCE POOR
  DRAINAGE ARE MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING. THIS MEANS SOME
  LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN THE REGION MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3393 9556 3388 9554 3389 9552 3388 9551
      3388 9548 3365 9546 3363 9566 3369 9586
      3383 9585 3384 9582 3386 9581 3384 9577
      3385 9576 3388 9576 3390 9575 3388 9570
      3391 9566 3391 9564 3394 9560

$$

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