Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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CIMARRON OK-TEXAS OK-DALLAM TX-HARTLEY TX-MOORE TX-SHERMAN TX-
339 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN DALLAM COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  EASTERN HARTLEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  SHERMAN COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN CIMARRON COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF OKLAHOMA...
  SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF OKLAHOMA...
  WESTERN MOORE COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...

* UNTIL 630 AM CDT

* AT 339 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED AN
  AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM 8 MILES WEST OF GRIGGS TO 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF STRATFORD TO 7
  MILES EAST OF CHANNING. DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
  RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE ADVISORY AREA WITH
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED. RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND
  NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DUMAS...              STRATFORD...          DALHART...
  GRIGGS...             SUNRAY...             MASTERSON...
  FOUR WAY...           CACTUS...             HARTLEY...
  CHANNING...           CONLEN...             TEXHOMA...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3680 10206 3648 10177 3563 10181 3563 10250
      3652 10258

$$

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