Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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WGUS74 KMAF 042246
FFSMAF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
546 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

TXC165-050130-
/O.CON.KMAF.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-150505T0130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
GAINES-
546 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CDT FOR NORTH
CENTRAL GAINES COUNTY...

AT 542 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM
PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED AREA. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
OFFICIALS AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT HAVE REPORTED OVER AN INCH OF
RAIN IN LESS THAN HALF AN HOUR CAUSING FLASH FLOODING WHICH IS
STRANDING DRIVERS. FLOODED ROADS ARE BEING BLOCKED OFF.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO SEAGRAVES AND
LOOP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOST FLOODING DEATHS ARE PREVENTABLE. TURN AROUND... DONT
DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3279 10233 3279 10275 3295 10275 3295 10233

$$

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