Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
437 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE DAY
SATURDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.
THE SLOW MOVING SYSTEM WILL ALLOW THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN TO
DUMP WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS...MAINLY ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE REGION. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND
NORTH OF A LINE FROM CISCO TO CLEBURNE TO SULPHUR SPRINGS.

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>120-129>133-221800-
/O.CON.KFWD.FF.A.0010.150523T1800Z-150525T0500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...BONHAM...PARIS...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...
DECATUR...BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...
THE COLONY...PLANO...GREENVILLE...COMMERCE...COOPER...
SULPHUR SPRINGS...BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WEATHERFORD...
BRIAR...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...DALLAS...ROCKWALL...CISCO...
EASTLAND...RANGER...GORMAN...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...GRANBURY...
OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...CLEBURNE...BURLESON
437 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS... INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...
  COLLIN...COOKE...DALLAS...DENTON...EASTLAND...ERATH...FANNIN...
  GRAYSON...HOOD...HUNT...JACK...JOHNSON...MONTAGUE...PALO
  PINTO...PARKER...ROCKWALL...SOMERVELL...STEPHENS...TARRANT...
  WISE AND YOUNG. IN NORTHEAST TEXAS...DELTA...HOPKINS AND LAMAR.

* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR
  ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM CISCO...TO CLEBURNE...TO
  SULPHUR SPRINGS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. SOILS ARE ALREADY
  SATURATED...SO IT WILL NOT TAKE MUCH RAINFALL TO CAUSE FLASH
  FLOODING.

* WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE EXPECTED...BUT LOCALIZED AMOUNTS
  UP TO 6 INCHES OF RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. YOU SHOULD MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED FOR
YOUR AREA.

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