Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
410 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING FOR THE
WESTERN LOW ROLLING PLAINS, PERMIAN BASIN, WINKLER, WARD, AND
TERRELL COUNTIES, THE STOCKTON PLATEAU, AND BIG BEND AREA...

.An upper level storm system over the western U.S. will combine
with a cold front and abundant low level moisture to bring showers
and thunderstorms to much of West Texas through midweek.
Conditions are favorable for these storms to produce locally heavy
rainfall at times, resulting in flash flooding.

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Including the cities of Seminole, Lamesa, Gail, Snyder, Andrews,
Stanton, Big Spring, Colorado City, Kermit, Odessa, Midland,
Garden City, Monahans, Crane, McCamey, Rankin, Big Lake,
Fort Stockton, Big Bend NP, Marathon, Dryden, and Sanderson
410 AM CDT Tue Sep 26 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southwest Texas and western Texas, including the
  following areas, in southwest Texas, Big Bend Area, Pecos, and
  Terrell. In western Texas, Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson,
  Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Martin, Midland, Mitchell,
  Reagan, Scurry, Upton, Ward, and Winkler.

* Through Thursday morning

* Heavy rainfall will result in flash flooding of arroyos and
  small streams. Urban flash flooding will also be possible within
  cities and towns.

* Dont drive into areas where water covers the road. The water
  may be deeper than it appears and less than a foot of rushing
  water can float many vehicles. If you encounter water flowing
  across a roadway, turn around, don`t drown.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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