Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WGUS84 KAMA 281140
FLSAMA

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
640 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXC211-483-281430-
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HEMPHILL TX-WHEELER TX-
640 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  HEMPHILL COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  NORTHERN WHEELER COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 640 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED AN
  AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
  FROM 7 MILES WEST OF CANADIAN TO 5 MILES WEST OF REYDON. DOPPLER
  RADAR INDICATES 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER
  PARTS OF THE ADVISORY AREA WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED.
  RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR...
  ESPECIALLY ALONG SMALL STREAMS AND NEAR LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANADIAN...           NEW MOBEETIE...       BRISCOE...
  ALLISON...            LAKE MARVIN...        MOBEETIE...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
BRIDGES...DIPS...OR OTHER LOW SPOTS IF WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.
NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT OR
IN A VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3551 10053 3604 10053 3587 9999 3543 10000

$$

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