Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
1142 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
1142 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN RANDALL AND
SOUTHERN POTTER COUNTIES UNTIL 100 AM CDT...

* AT 1139 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  THUNDERSTORM WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL 2 MILES SOUTH OF AMARILLO.
  VERY HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA IN
  THE PAST 2 HOURS WITH ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED. FLOODING IS
  LIKELY TO OCCUR. WHILE PRECIPITATION MAY TAPER OFF IN SOME AREAS...
  IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR ANY HIGH WATER TO RUNOFF.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CANYON...             AMARILLO...           PALO DURO CANYON...
  LAKE TANGLEWOOD...    BUSHLAND...           TIMBERCREEK CANYON...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN FLOODING OF MANY
STREETS ACROSS THE CITY OF AMARILLO...ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO AVOID FLOODED ROADWAYS AS THE HIGH
WATER LEVELS...UP TO SEVERAL FEET DEEP IN SOME INSTANCES...MAY CAUSE
CARS TO STALL AND POSE A HAZARD TO PUBLIC SAFETY.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
RAPIDLY FLOWING WATER CAN QUICKLY CARRY AWAY YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3494 10209 3545 10210 3542 10165 3513 10162
      3493 10163

$$

SCHNEIDER







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