Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
551 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

TXZ006-007-011-012-016-017-052345-
DEAF SMITH TX-HARTLEY TX-MOORE TX-OLDHAM TX-POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
551 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN RANDALL...WESTERN
POTTER...EASTERN OLDHAM...SOUTHWESTERN MOORE...SOUTHEASTERN HARTLEY
AND EASTERN DEAF SMITH COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM CDT...

AT 549 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES EAST OF
CHANNING TO 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF HEREFORD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40
MPH.

HAIL UP TO ONE HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HEREFORD...           VEGA...               DAWN...
  UMBARGER...           BUFFALO LAKE...       VALLEY DE ORO...
  BUSHLAND...           WILDORADO...          BOYS RANCH...
  MASTERSON...          FOUR WAY...           CHANNING...

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS... AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS... FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY...TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.

LAT...LON 3474 10257 3581 10244 3585 10188 3474 10197
TIME...MOT...LOC 2251Z 232DEG 36KT 3574 10217 3489 10232

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