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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
TXC073-347-301200-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
251 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NACOGDOCHES COUNTY IN EASTERN TEXAS...
  CHEROKEE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 700 AM CDT

* AT 251 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
  THREE TO IN EXCESS OF SIX INCHES HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED
  AREA...WITH ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS CONTAINING HEAVY RAINFALL
  FALLING OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS. SEVERAL ROADS REMAIN
  FLOODED ACROSS PORTIONS OF CHEROKEE AND NACOGDOCHES
  COUNTIES...WITH THE FLOODING EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH DAYBREAK.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  NACOGDOCHES...JACKSONVILLE...RUSK...ALTO...GARRISON...WELLS...MOUNT
  SELMAN...TRAWICK...MAYDELLE...REESE...PONTA...DOUGLASS...MORRILL...FOREST...
  MARTINSVILLE...MIXON...SACUL...NEW SUMMERFIELD...CUSHING AND
  APPLEBY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES...WITH ISOLATED
HIGHER AMOUNTS EXCEEDING THREE INCHES OVER NORTHWEST
NACOGDOCHES COUNTY...ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA THROUGH 7 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3213 9546 3213 9499 3184 9499 3184 9446
      3164 9440 3147 9473 3153 9487 3143 9500
      3147 9510 3152 9510 3159 9517 3159 9527
      3168 9529 3176 9540 3182 9540 3185 9544
      3193 9542 3199 9545 3208 9542

$$

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