Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
936 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014

TXC267-319-327-220430-
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KIMBLE TX-MASON TX-MENARD TX-
936 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MENARD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  NORTH CENTRAL KIMBLE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MASON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT

* AT 931 PM CDT...RADAR SHOWED A LARGE AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAIN FROM
  7 MILES NORTHWEST OF MENARD THAT EXTENDED SOUTHWEST TO LONDON AND
  TO THE SOUTHWEST PART OF MASON COUNTY. RAINFALL OBSERVER REPORTED
  ABOUT 2.4 INCHES JUST NORTHWEST OF MENARD.

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

LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
MENARD...

THIS INCLUDES THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS...
  DECKER ST CROSSING SAN SABA RIVER...
AND OTHER LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE PORTIONS OF KIMBLE...MASON AND
MENARD 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 3094 10009 3109 9988 3108 9983 3062 9922
      3044 9948

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