Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
1043 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

TXC213-257-379-467-300945-
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Kaufman TX-Van Zandt TX-Henderson TX-Rains TX-
1043 PM CDT SAT APR 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
  Eastern Kaufman County in north central Texas...
  Van Zandt County in north central Texas...
  North central Henderson County in central Texas...
  Rains County in north central Texas...

* Until 445 AM CDT Sunday

* At 1042 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated the heavy rainfall has come
  to an end. However due to saturated soils...earlier rainfall
  continues to run off and will cause flooding of streams and creeks
  as well as other low lying and poor drainage areas. Up to three to
  four inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Athens, Gun Barrel City, Canton, Wills Point, Grand Saline, Mabank,
  Van, Malakoff, Tool, Edgewood, Emory, Brownsboro, Eustace,
  Trinidad, East Tawakoni, Fruitvale, Edom, Enchanted Oaks, Caney
  City and Purtis Creek State Park.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3233 9556 3215 9594 3218 9618 3221 9615
      3220 9618 3282 9617 3284 9614 3284 9594
      3287 9599 3298 9594 3297 9567 3272 9564
      3268 9559 3248 9560 3241 9552

$$

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