Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX
FGUS84 KAMA 010109
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
809 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016
For the Palo Duro Creek...the following locations are included...
.Over 3 inches inches of rain has fallen upstream of the gage site.
The runoff from the heavy rain has caused a significant rise on the
creek. The creek crested at 13.2 feet and is expected to fall to
around 10 feet by 1 AM...and to around 6 feet by 7 AM.
For the Palo Duro Creek 6 miles west of Spearman.
* Latest stage: 12.9 feet at 730 PM 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.
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.