Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WGUS84 KAMA 280655
FLSAMA

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

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DALLAM TX-HARTLEY TX-
155 AM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN DALLAM COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  WESTERN HARTLEY COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...

* UNTIL 500 AM CDT

* AT 155 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAINFALL 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF TEXLINE...OR
  19 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CLAYTON. 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...
  DALHART...            ROMERO...             WARE...
  TEXLINE...

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.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3649 10305 3649 10255 3573 10244 3570 10304

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