Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

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Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
300 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

TXC237-337-363-497-210015-
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Montague TX-Wise TX-Jack TX-Palo Pinto TX-
300 PM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has extended the

* Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for...
  Montague County in north central Texas...
  Northwestern Wise County in north central Texas...
  Jack County in north central Texas...
  Northern Palo Pinto County in north central Texas...

* Until 615 PM CST.

* At 257 PM CST, Doppler radar and rain gauges indicated
  thunderstorms producing heavy rainfall across Montague, Jack,
  northwestern Wise and Northern Palo Pinto Counties. Automated rain
  gauges in the area have reported one to two inches of rain.
  Excessive runoff from these thunderstorms will cause minor
  flooding. Areas that are low lying or usually experience poor
  drainage are most likely to experience flooding.
  This means some low water crossings may become impassable.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Bridgeport, Bowie, Jacksboro, Nocona, Alvord, St. Jo, Chico,
  Graford, Bryson, Forestburg, Sunset, Boonsville, Stoneburg, Possum
  Kingdom State Park, Newport, Runaway Bay and Lake Bridgeport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

&&

LAT...LON 3390 9758 3391 9748 3345 9749 3300 9792
      3300 9805 3289 9806 3283 9814 3265 9858
      3295 9858 3295 9843 3347 9842 3347 9798
      3389 9798 3386 9783 3399 9768

$$

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