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WGUS74 KLUB 181449
FFSLUB

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
949 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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DICKENS TX-KING TX-
949 AM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN KING AND DICKENS
COUNTIES UNTIL 1130 AM CDT...

AT 948 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A LARGE AREA OF INTENSE RAIN
FALLING AT GREATER THAN 5 INCHES PER HOUR CENTERED 10 TO 15 MILES
NORTHEAST OF DICKENS...WHILE SMALLER AREAS OF INTENSE RAIN WERE
CENTERED 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SPUR AND NEAR GUTHRIE. A LARGE AREA OF
STORM TOTAL RAINFALL ESTIMATED AT GREATER THAN 6 INCHES STRETCHED
FROM JUST NORTHEAST OF AFTON THROUGH EAST AFTON TO 12 MILES NORTHEAST
OF DICKENS.

STREAM BEDS AND NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS IN THIS AREA ARE LIKELY RUNNING
HIGH AND LIKELY WILL OVERSPREAD MANY ROADS IN THIS AREA.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...
DICKENS...GUTHRIE...AFTON...DUMONT...FINNEY...GROW...MCADOO AND SPUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3384 10030 3340 10029 3340 10104 3383 10104

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