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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
256 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

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GARZA TX-LYNN TX-
256 AM CDT TUE JUL 7 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 AM CDT FOR GARZA AND
LYNN COUNTIES...

AT 254 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. INTENSE RAIN
CONTINUED TO SPREAD ACROSS EASTERN GARZA COUNTY. EVEN THOUGH THE
HEAVIEST RAIN HAS DIMINISHED ACROSS EASTERN LYNN AND WESTERN GARZA
COUNTIES...STORM RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO SWELL SMALL STREAMS AND
LEAD TO WATER OVER ROADS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
POST...TAHOKA...O`DONNELL...SOUTHLAND...JUSTICEBURG...LAKE ALAN
HENRY...GRASSLAND AND WILSON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3339 10186 3340 10104 3297 10104 3296 10190

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RMCQUEEN



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