Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1043 AM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

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

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIDLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  BORDEN COUNTY IN WEST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 1033 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
  WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL OVER MUCH OF BORDEN COUNTY. OVER 10
  INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN OVER PORTIONS OF BORDEN COUNTY SINCE
  6 AM. AT 1035 AM CDT...THE FIRE CHIEF IN GAIL REPORTED WATER
  RISING TO RESIDENTS HOUSES...AND SOME ROADS IMPASSABLE IN GAIL.
  IN ADDITION...RUNOFF ON THE COLORADO RIVER AND STREAMS ACROSS
  EASTERN BORDEN COUNTY IS VERY HEAVY AND INUNDATING ROADWAYS...
  ESPECIALLY FARM TO MARKET ROADS. 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....AND ALL OF BORDEN COUNTY.

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.

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

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