Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX
FGUS84 KAMA 011432
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
932 AM CDT SAT AUG 1 2015
For the Canadian River...the following locations are included...
.One to three inches of rain have fallen upstream of the gage
site. Additional rainfall is possible over the next few days. The
runoff from the heavy rain has caused a significant rise on the
river. The river is expected to rise to around 5.1 feet by tomorrow
For the Canadian River Near Amarillo 19N.
* Latest stage: 3.2 feet at 09 AM Saturday.
* Flood stage: 7.0 feet.
* Bankfull stage: 6.0 feet.
At 7.0 feet...Dirt road that runs east alongside the river channel
becomes flooded. This road leads to Rosita Creek Flats Recreation
Area, where primitive camping occurs.
Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio...commercial radio or television
stations...or your local cable television service provider for later
statements concerning this event.