Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1129 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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BORDEN-
1129 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR BORDEN COUNTY...

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 445 PM CDT FOR
BORDEN COUNTY...

AT 1122 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS CONTINUED TO
DETECT HEAVY RAINFALL OVER BORDEN COUNTY. THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS
CURRENTLY OVER THE NORTHWESTERN PARTS OF THE COUNTY NEAR MESQUITE.
RECEIVED A REPORT OF 6 TO 8 INCHES OF WATER OVER HIGHWAY 180 ABOUT 8
TO 9 MILES EAST OF GAIL.  THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION AND
TRAVEL ACROSS BORDEN COUNTY IS NOT RECOMMENDED.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR BORDEN COUNTY.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO MESQUITE AND
GAIL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE
THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.

FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS... STREETS AND UNDERPASSES...LOW
WATER CROSSINGS... AND LOW LYING FARMLAND IS LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER TO QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3296 10164 3295 10118 3253 10118 3254 10166

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