Runnels Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 2:31 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Wednesday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in San Angelo has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of west central Texas...
including the following areas... Callahan... Coke... Fisher...
Haskell... Jones... Nolan... Runnels... Shackelford... Sterling...
Taylor and Throckmorton.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* periods of showers and thunderstorms have already produced 5 to
7 inches of rainfall in Abilene today... with an additional 1 to
2 inches possible through Wednesday morning.

* Flash flooding of urban areas..low water crossings and other low
lying areas has already been widespread... and will redevelop
with any additional heavy rainfall.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that heavy rainfall may 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.






Hydrologic Statement
Statement as of 3:19 PM CDT on July 07, 2015

Forecast information for
Elm Creek at Ballinger.
* At 2:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 5.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 6.2 feet after midnight
tomorrow.
* Impact... at 7.0 feet... minor flooding will occur. The City Park and
swimming pool area will begin to flood.


Lat... Lon 3195 9996 3193 9984 3166 9988 3172 10000






Record Report
Statement as of 11:24 am CDT on July 7, 2015

... Today becomes Abilene all time wettest day...

Abilene Regional Airport has already received 6.58 inches of rain
as of 1109 am today... and it is continuing to rain. This sets a new
record for rainfall in any single day... breaking the previous record
of 6.54 inches on may 11th 1928. An updated record report will be
sent later today.


Local Storm Report


07/07/2015 1155 am

Ballinger, Runnels County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flash flooding was ongoing across the Ballinger area
            due to heavy rainfall.





07/07/2015 1155 am

Ballinger, Runnels County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flash flooding was ongoing across the Ballinger area
            due to heavy rainfall.



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