Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
245 PM CDT SAT OCT 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CORPUS CHRISTI HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN NUECES COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 240 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THAT EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WAS PRODUCING FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER
  HOUR OVER PORTIONS OF CORPUS CHRISTI.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WAS CAUSING FLOODING TO OCCUR
  NORTH OF CORPUS CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND OVER THE
  SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF THE CITY OF CORPUS CHRISTI.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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 2757 9730 2763 9726 2762 9728 2759 9728
      2756 9732 2765 9763 2766 9765 2788 9767
      2782 9741 2780 9738 2774 9735 2768 9720
      2767 9718 2757 9724 2757 9726 2755 9727

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