Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
507 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

TXC375-381-232300-
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POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
507 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR RANDALL AND POTTER
COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM CDT...

* AT 506 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER EASTERN RANDALL COUNTY. DOPPLER RADAR
ESTIMATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF
THE WARNED AREA IN THE PAST 3 HOURS OVER SATURATED GROUNDS.
FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY TO OCCUR. WHILE PRECIPITATION MAY TAPER OFF
IN SOME AREAS...IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR ANY HIGH WATER TO RUNOFF.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANYON...             AMARILLO...           UMBARGER...
  PALO DURO CANYON...   LAKE TANGLEWOOD...    BUFFALO LAKE...
  VALLEY DE ORO...      BUSHLAND...           TIMBERCREEK CANYON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

ONGOING FLOODING AT PALO DURO CANYON WILL LIKELY WORSEN OVER THE
NEXT FEW HOURS. THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS ARE LIKELY TO BE FLOODED AND
EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS.
CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD SEEK HIGHER GROUND.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3475 10217 3562 10216 3562 10162 3475 10163

$$

BRB







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