Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
704 AM CDT THU JUL 17 2014

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JONES TX-TAYLOR TX-CALLAHAN TX-
704 AM CDT THU JUL 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  NORTHWESTERN CALLAHAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN JONES COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 700 AM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN MOVING
  EAST INTO THE ABILENE AREA AND EXTENDING INTO SOUTHEASTERN
  JONES COUNTY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN THREE QUARTERS OF
  AN INCH AND 1.5 INCHES WILL OCCUR IN A SHORT PERIOD OF
  TIME...AND THIS WILL CAUSE STREET FLOODING IN THE ABILENE
  AREA.

* IMPACTS FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCLUDE:
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING ROADS AND INTERSECTIONS.
  FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AVOID THESE AREAS.
  RAPID RISE OF AREA CREEKS...STREAMS...AND ARROYOS.

LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
ABILENE...TYE...MERKEL...IMPACT...LAKE FORT PHANTOM HILL...

THIS INCLUDES THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3263 9963 3253 9962 3251 9964 3251 9957
      3223 9956 3222 10009 3249 10005

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