Flood Statement
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
629 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

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LUBBOCK TX-
629 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL LUBBOCK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN TEXAS...

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 626 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  AND AROUND THE CITY OF LUBBOCK. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  QUICKLY BRING HEAVY RAINFALL TO AND AROUND THE CITY OF LUBBOCK.
  WITH THE RECENT RAINFALL FROM EARLIER...THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
  FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LUBBOCK...SLATON...WOLFFORTH...IDALOU...RANSOM CANYON...WOODROW...
  SLIDE...REESE CENTER...NEW DEAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3380 10172 3351 10157 3339 10197 3358 10208

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