Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
736 AM CDT THU AUG 17 2017

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Eastern Dallas County in north central Texas...

* Until 1030 AM CDT.

* At 735 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Numerous ALERT gauges from just
  east of Duncanville to near William Blair Jr. Park have recorded
  one to one and a half inches of rainfall over the last 30 minutes,
  with an additional inch possible over the next hour. This rainfall
  will lead to excessive water runoff and cause flash flooding. Low-
  lying areas are most vulnerable to rapidly rising water. Some low-
  water crossings may flood and become impassable.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Dallas, Garland, Mesquite, Rowlett, Desoto, Wylie, Lancaster,
  Balch Springs, Sachse, Hutchins, Sunnyvale and Wilmer.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


LAT...LON 3298 9652 3277 9652 3262 9666 3262 9685
      3278 9683 3299 9664



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