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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:31 AM CDT on April 27, 2015

Expires 3:30 PM EDT on April 27, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Oklahoma and Texas... including the following areas... in
Oklahoma... Beaver and Texas. In Texas... Armstrong... Carson...
Collingsworth... Dallam... Deaf Smith... Donley... gray...
Hansford... Hartley... Hemphill... Hutchinson... Lipscomb...
Moore... Ochiltree... Oldham... Potter... Randall... Roberts... Sherman
and Wheeler.

* Until 7 PM CDT this evening

* total rainfall of 2 and 4 inches... with locally higher amounts...
can be expected across much of the panhandles through this
afternoon.

* Flash flooding will be possible in low spots... low water
crossings... and in poor drainage 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




1022 am CDT Mon Apr 27 2015

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Potter County in the Panhandle of Texas...
Randall County in the Panhandle of Texas...

* until 230 PM CDT

* National Weather Service meteorologists detected an area of heavy
rainfall across Potter and Randall counties. Doppler radar
indicates 1 to 2 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 in low water crossings. Flooding across
the low water crossings in Palo Duro Canyon State Park is likely

* some locations that will experience flooding include...
canyon... Amarillo... Umbarger...
Palo Duro Canyon... Lake Tanglewood... Buffalo Lake...
valley de Oro... Bushland... Timbercreek Canyon...

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.

Excessive runoff from this storm will cause flooding of small creeks
and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


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