Flood Statement
Issued by NWS San Angelo, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
216 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

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KIMBLE TX-MASON TX-
216 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN ANGELO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  EASTERN HALF OF KIMBLE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MASON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 210 PM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED A BAND
  OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF
  KIMBLE COUNTY. THIS BAND OF STORMS WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25
  MPH AND WILL OVERSPREAD SOUTHWESTERN MASON COUNTY. RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH 415 PM.

* IMPACTS FROM THIS HEAVY RAINFALL WILL INCLUDE:
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING ROADS AND INTERSECTIONS.
  FLOODING OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AVOID THESE AREAS.
  RAPID RISE OF AREA CREEKS...STREAMS...AND ARROYOS.

LOCATIONS IN THE ADVISORY INCLUDE...
YATES CROSSING...SEGOVIA...US-83 NEAR THE KERR-KIMBLE COUNTY LINE...
I-10 NEAR THE KIMBLE-KERR COUNTY LINE...THE INTERSECTION OF I-10 AND
US 290...

THIS INCLUDES THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS...
  FM 2169 CROSSING JOHNSON FORK CREEK...
  RM 385 CROSSING PEDERNALES RIVER...
  RM 385 CROSSING FALLS PRONG...
  CROSSINGS ALONG COUNTY ROAD 410...
  COUNTY ROAD 430 CROSSING JOY CREEK...
AND OTHER LOW LYING AND FLOOD PRONE PORTIONS OF KIMBLE AND MASON
COUNTIES.

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.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3066 9974 3067 9930 3050 9929 3049 9930
      3029 9929 3028 9930 3029 9975

$$





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