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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
551 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-FLOYD-COCHRAN-
HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIONA...BOVINA...FARWELL...DIMMITT...
HART...TULIA...SILVERTON...QUITAQUE...MULESHOE...LITTLEFIELD...
OLTON...PLAINVIEW...CEDAR HILL...MORTON...LEVELLAND...LUBBOCK...
RALLS...CROSBYTON...LORENZO...DENVER CITY...PLAINS...BROWNFIELD...
TAHOKA...O`DONNELL...GRAHAM...POST
551 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST TEXAS AND THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN NORTHWEST TEXAS...BAILEY...
  COCHRAN...CROSBY...FLOYD...GARZA...HALE...HOCKLEY...LAMB...
  LUBBOCK...LYNN...TERRY AND YOAKUM. IN THE PANHANDLE OF TEXAS...
  BRISCOE...CASTRO...PARMER AND SWISHER.

* UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF
  THE WATCH AREA THROUGH AROUND MID-MORNING. FLASH FLOODING AND
  ROAD CLOSURES HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED OVER PORTIONS OF THE
  SOUTHERN SOUTH PLAINS WHERE AS MUCH AS 5 TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS FALLEN.

* AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH LOCALIZED 3 INCH
  AMOUNTS...WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH MID-MORNING. THIS RAIN WILL
  FALL ON ALREADY SATURATED SOILS AND CREATE MORE FLASH FLOODING
  AND INUNDATION FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. FLASH
FLOODING AT NIGHT IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

&&

$$

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
348 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT EARLY THIS MORNING FOR SOUTHEAST
NEW MEXICO AND PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN PERMIAN
BASIN...

.AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH HAS COMBINED WITH ABUNDANT LOW
LEVEL MOISTURE AND UPSLOPE FLOW TO PRODUCE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS
OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND THE NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN.  AN
UNUSUALLY MOIST ATMOSPHERE AND THUNDERSTORMS TRAINING OVER THE
SAME AREAS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING IN THESE AREAS
THROUGH 7 AM CDT/6 AM MDT.

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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-ANDREWS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...TATUM...
HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...SEMINOLE...LAMESA...ANDREWS
348 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015 /248 AM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/
THIS MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...CENTRAL LEA
  COUNTY...EDDY COUNTY PLAINS...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY
  COUNTY...NORTHERN LEA COUNTY AND SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY. IN WEST
  TEXAS...ANDREWS...BORDEN...DAWSON AND GAINES.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT /6 AM MDT/ THIS MORNING

* AMOUNTS...AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE...HIGHER LOCAL
  AMOUNTS TO 3 INCHES.

* RAPID RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING
  OF FLOOD PRONE AND URBAN AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING.  FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

&&

$$

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