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5:26 AM CDT on May 23, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:18 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued an

* Urban Flood Advisory for...
eastern Deaf Smith County in the Panhandle of Texas...
eastern Oldham County in the Panhandle of Texas...
Potter County in the Panhandle of Texas...
Randall County in the Panhandle of Texas...
southern Moore County in the Panhandle of Texas...

* until 830 am CDT

* at 517 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected an
area of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall along a line extending
from near Masterson to 10 miles southeast of Buffalo Lake. Doppler
radar indicates 1 to 2 inches of rain have already fallen over
parts of the advisory area with additional heavy rain expected.
Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause flooding to occur...
especially along small streams and near low water crossings.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hereford... Canyon... Amarillo...
dawn... Umbarger... Palo Duro Canyon...
Lake Tanglewood... Buffalo Lake... valley de Oro...
Bushland... Wildorado... Masterson...
Lake Meredith... four way... Timbercreek Canyon...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will result in high water levels
along Bell... Coulter... and Soncy where they intersect thirty
fourth... forty fifth... and Hollywood roads. Motorists and pedestrians
are strongly encouraged to avoid these areas if possible and to
reduce speed.


Lat... Lon 3474 10242 3563 10220 3563 10216 3573 10217
      3572 10162 3475 10163


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420 am CDT Sat may 23 2015

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Deaf Smith County in the Panhandle of Texas...
Oldham County in the Panhandle of Texas...
southeastern Hartley County in the Panhandle of Texas...

* until 630 am CDT

* at 420 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected an
area of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall along a line extending
from 10 miles northwest of Vega to 7 miles northwest of
Summerfield. Doppler radar indicates 1 to 3 inches of rain have
already fallen over parts of the advisory area with additional
heavy rain expected. Runoff from this excessive rainfall will cause
flooding to occur... especially along small streams and near low
water crossings.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hereford... Vega... Simms...
Glenrio... bootleg... Boys Ranch...
Adrian... Channing...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Do not
enter the water. Turn around and move up to higher ground to escape
flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to flooding when water
begins rising.


Lat... Lon 3519 10305 3540 10262 3574 10244 3573 10217
      3474 10241 3474 10304 3475 10305 3485 10305


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346 am CDT Sat may 23 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through late tonight...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Oklahoma and Texas... including the following
areas... in Oklahoma... Beaver. In Texas... Armstrong... Carson...
Collingsworth... Deaf Smith... Donley... gray... Hemphill...
Hutchinson... Lipscomb... Ochiltree... Oldham... Potter...
Randall... Roberts and Wheeler.

* Through late tonight.

* A widespread area of thunderstorms will move across the panhandles
this morning. Heavy rain is expected with these storms... with
rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches possible across the watch area.
This additional heavy rain on top of already saturated soils may
lead to flooding or flash flooding. Additional thunderstorms may
develop this afternoon and evening... which could lead to additional
flooding problems.

* Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that 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.





Special Statement
Statement as of 4:59 AM CDT on May 23, 2015

... Significant weather advisory for western Armstrong... western
Carson... Randall... Potter... eastern Oldham and eastern Deaf Smith
counties until 545 am CDT...

At 500 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 5 miles east of
valley de Oro to 7 miles northeast of Bushland to 13 miles south of
Buffalo Lake... moving east at 45 mph.

Hail up to the size of nickels and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
expected with these storms... along with heavy rain.

* Locations impacted include...
Claude... canyon... Panhandle...
Amarillo... dawn... Wayside...
Washburn... Umbarger... Palo Duro Canyon...
Lake Tanglewood... Buffalo Lake... valley de Oro...
Bushland... Wildorado... Boys Ranch...
Timbercreek Canyon... pantex...

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 3524 10230 3557 10231 3562 10136 3528 10127
      3474 10147 3474 10233
time... Mot... loc 1000z 264deg 40kt 3546 10198 3525 10194
          3471 10215


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459 am CDT Sat may 23 2015

... Significant weather advisory for western Armstrong... western
Carson... Randall... Potter... eastern Oldham and eastern Deaf Smith
counties until 545 am CDT...

At 500 am CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists detected
strong thunderstorms along a line extending from 5 miles east of
valley de Oro to 7 miles northeast of Bushland to 13 miles south of
Buffalo Lake... moving east at 45 mph.

Hail up to the size of nickels and wind gusts up to 50 mph are
expected with these storms... along with heavy rain.

* Locations impacted include...
Claude... canyon... Panhandle...
Amarillo... dawn... Wayside...
Washburn... Umbarger... Palo Duro Canyon...
Lake Tanglewood... Buffalo Lake... valley de Oro...
Bushland... Wildorado... Boys Ranch...
Timbercreek Canyon... pantex...

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 3524 10230 3557 10231 3562 10136 3528 10127
      3474 10147 3474 10233
time... Mot... loc 1000z 264deg 40kt 3546 10198 3525 10194
          3471 10215


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