Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
402 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

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TARRANT TX-
402 PM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  TARRANT COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 400 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS THAT WERE
  PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE BENBROOK AND SOUTH FORT WORTH
  AREAS.  THESE STORMS WERE MOVING NORTH AT 15 MPH AND WILL BE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR.
  EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND
  SMALL STREAM FLOODING. AREAS THAT ARE LOW LYING OR USUALLY
  EXPERIENCE POOR DRAINAGE ARE MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING.
  THIS MEANS SOME LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN THE REGION MAY BECOME
  IMPASSABLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...MANSFIELD...HALTOM CITY...HURST...BURLESON...
  WATAUGA...BENBROOK...SAGINAW...WHITE SETTLEMENT...CROWLEY...FOREST HILL...
  AZLE...RICHLAND HILLS...RIVER OAKS...KENNEDALE...EVERMAN...SANSOM PARK...
  LAKE WORTH AND RENDON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM STORM DRAINS...CULVERTS...CREEKS AND STREAMS.
WATER LEVELS CAN RISE RAPIDLY AND SWEEP CHILDREN AWAY.


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LAT...LON 3287 9718 3255 9712 3256 9755 3299 9754

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