Amarillo, TX (79111)

9:54 PM CDT on August 03, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Humidity 68%
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METAR KAMA 040153Z 14010KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP100 T02560194

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Pressure 29.83 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 67 °F
Humidity 68%
Rainfall 0.29 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 1.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KAMA 040153Z 14010KT 10SM CLR 26/19 A2998 RMK AO2 SLP100 T02560194

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 8:25 PM CDT on August 03, 2015

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
the Oklahoma Panhandle and far western Oklahoma
the Texas Panhandle

* effective this Monday night and Tuesday morning from 825 PM
until 200 am CDT.

* Primary threats include...
isolated damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

Summary... thunderstorms that have formed and persisted over the far
wrn OK and far NW TX Panhandle over the past few hours are expected
to move / develop generally E/se through early Tuesday. The storms
could evolve into a cluster... with embedded storms posing a risk for
locally damaging wind... hail... and perhaps a brief tornado.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch area is approximately along and 80
statute miles east and west of a line from 35 miles east
northeast of Guymon Oklahoma to 15 miles southeast of Amarillo
Texas. For a complete depiction of the watch see the associated
watch outline update (wous64 kwns wou8).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally
do produce tornadoes.


Aviation... a few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft
to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60
knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm
motion vector 30020.


... Corfidi

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 2:15 PM CDT on August 03, 2015

The National Weather Service in Amarillo has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Randall County in the Panhandle of Texas...
southern Potter County in the Panhandle of Texas...

* until 1000 am CDT Tuesday

* Amarillo/Potter/Randall emergency management reported Playa
Lake flooding in and around Amarillo due to 1 to 2 inches of rain
that fell early this morning across parts of Amarillo. An
additional 1 to 2 inches with locally higher amounts to 4 inches
are possible through tonight. Playa Lake flooding
may worsen with additional rainfall threatening roads and homes
near the lakes. Flash flood watches are in effect for the entire
Texas and Oklahoma panhandles due to a general flood threat for
the entire area due to anticipated excessive rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
canyon... Amarillo... Umbarger...
Buffalo Lake... Bushland...

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Playa Lake floods are occurring at Playa Lake number 7 (greenways
playa)... Lawrence Lake... McDonald Lake... Diamond Horseshoe
Lake... McCarty Lake. Willow Grove Lake is at capacity. Do not drive
through barricaded roadways. Any additional rainfall this afternoon
or tonight will cause flooded roadways and will threaten property.
Homeowners near Playa Lakes are urged to keep a close eye on
rainfall and prepare to evacuate flooded areas immediately.


Lat... Lon 3475 10217 3536 10217 3537 10163 3474 10163


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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 8:56 PM CDT on August 03, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 10 am Tuesday
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* Through 10 am Tuesday morning

* scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected to continue to
develop this evening and tonight across the Texas and Oklahoma
panhandles. Very heavy rains are likely to occur. One to two inches
of additional rain can be expected in most locations... with
isolated amounts around 4 inches occurring with some of the
stronger storms.

* Flash flooding could impact travel. Fast flowing water can
sweep vehicles from roadways.

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.