Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
520 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

TXC059-083-190015-
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COLEMAN TX-CALLAHAN TX-
520 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHERN COLEMAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  SOUTHERN CALLAHAN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 514 PM CDT RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY
  HEAVY RAIN WERE MOVING SLOWLY EAST ACROSS SOUTHERN CALLAHAN AND
  NORTHERN COLEMAN COUNTIES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES HAVE
  OCCURRED DURING THE PAST HOUR...15 MILES NORTHWEST OF COLEMAN.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
  715 PM.

* IMPACTS FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCLUDE:
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING ROADS AND INTERSECTIONS.
  FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AVOID THESE AREAS.
  RAPID RISE OF AREA CREEKS...STREAMS...AND ARROYOS.

LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
ROWDEN...OPLIN...COTTONWOOD...CROSS PLAINS...ADMIRAL...

THIS INCLUDES THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS...
  COUNTY ROAD 244 CROSSING SOUTH PRONG PECAN BAYOU...
  CROSSINGS ALONG COUNTY ROAD 249...
AND OTHER LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE PORTIONS OF COLEMAN AND CALLAHAN
COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3209 9912 3208 9919 3204 9920 3179 9920
      3180 9972 3208 9971 3208 9963 3232 9963
      3231 9911

$$








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