Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Austin/San Antonio, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
519 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

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GILLESPIE-KERR-
519 PM CDT WED SEP 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL KERR COUNTY...
  SOUTHWESTERN GILLESPIE COUNTY...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 517 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS HAVE
  DETECTED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
  AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL PER HOUR
  FROM A NEARLY STATIONARY HEAVY THUNDERSTORM WITHIN THE ADVISED
  AREA.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
  OCCUR...ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER
  CROSSINGS. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING
  INCLUDE...HARPER...HUNT...INGRAM...MOUNTAIN HOME AND WALTONIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.
REMEMBER... TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3012 9912 3002 9933 3029 9949 3030 9948
      3030 9937 3029 9931 3041 9931 3041 9930

$$


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