Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
404 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-182000-
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOISE CITY...KEYES...GUYMON...BEAVER...
FORGAN...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...PERRYTON...
BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...
BORGER...MIAMI...CANADIAN...VEGA...AMARILLO...PANHANDLE...
WHITE DEER...PAMPA...SHAMROCK...WHEELER...HEREFORD...CANYON...
CLAUDE...CLARENDON...WELLINGTON
404 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL AND INCREASED FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY TO IMPACT PARTS OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...AS THE REMNANTS OF PACIFIC TROPICAL
CYCLONE ODILE APPROACH THE REGION.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY
TODAY AND FRIDAY. PORTIONS OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE WILL
LIKELY RECEIVE 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN BY LATE SATURDAY...WITH LOCALLY
HIGHER TOTALS.

AT THIS TIME...THE GREATEST RISK OF FLOODING OR FLASH FLOODING FROM
HEAVY RAINFALL APPEARS TO BE OVER THE WESTERN AND SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. THE FOCUS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
SHIFT TOWARD THE EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES SATURDAY.

PERSONS PLANNING TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES IN THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR
WEATHER INFORMATION. STAY UPDATED WITH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND ONLINE AT
WEATHER.GOV/AMA. ALSO...FOLLOW THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
AMARILLO ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION.

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LINDLEY/COCKRELL




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