Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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WGUS84 KAMA 271830
FLSAMA

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
130 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

TXC375-381-271930-
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POTTER TX-RANDALL TX-
130 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR RANDALL AND POTTER COUNTIES
UNTIL 230 PM CDT...

* NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL ACROSS WESTERN POTTER AND RANDALL COUNTIES. THE RAIN WAS
  MOVING TO THE WEST. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN
  HAVE ALREADY FALLEN OVER PARTS OF THE ADVISORY AREA FLOODING IS
  LIKELY TO OCCUR. WHILE PRECIPITATION MAY TAPER OFF IN SOME
  AREAS...IT WILL TAKE SOME TIME FOR ANY HIGH WATER TO RUNOFF.

* 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...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

THE LOW WATER CROSSINGS AT PALO DURO CANYON ARE LIKELY TO BE FLOODED
AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED
ROADS. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY
VEHICLES AWAY. CAMPERS AND HIKERS SHOULD SEEK HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3475 10217 3562 10216 3562 10163 3474 10163

$$

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