Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
937 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Texas...

  Colorado River near Ira 4SW, below J. B. Thomas affecting Mitchell
  and Scurry Counties
...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas...

  Deep Creek near Deep Creek Dunn 1W affecting Mitchell and Scurry
  Counties

.The Colorado River 4SW of Ira continues to fall and has dropped below
action stage. Deep Creek 1W of Dunn will crest near 17.5 ft around
noon today, before dropping below action stage later this evening.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Motorists are urged to heed flood warnings, and exercise caution if
traveling through this area.  Vehicle-related fatalities are the
number one source of flood fatalities in West Texas and New Mexico.
If you encounter a flooded stretch of roadway, do not attempt to
cross it.  You and your vehicle could be swept downstream in rushing
floodwaters.  Turn around, don`t drown!

River levels are high.  Ranchers and farmers should move livestock
and machinery out of flood-prone areas if time permits.

Keep in mind that any additional rainfall across the area could
significantly change the present forecast stage.

Additional information is available at:  www.weather.gov/midland

The next statement will be issued

&&

TXC335-415-211507-
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/IRAT2.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
937 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  the Colorado River near Ira 4SW, below J. B. Thomas.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet (2.4 meters).


&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sun   Sun   Mon   Mon
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Ira 4SW, below  8.0  8.0      M   M           5.7   4.0   3.5   3.3

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sun   Sun   Mon   Mon
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Ira 4SW, below  2.4  2.4      M   M           1.7   1.2   1.1   1.0

&&

LAT...LON 3252 10118 3267 10108 3262 10099 3255 10085 3238 10099


$$

TXC335-415-220637-
/O.EXT.KMAF.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140922T0841Z/
/DEET2.1.ER.140921T0949Z.140921T1800Z.140921T2041Z.NO/
937 AM CDT SUN SEP 21 2014

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning
continues for
  the Deep Creek near Deep Creek Dunn 1W.
* until late tonight, or until the warning is cancelled.
* At  9AM Sunday the stage was 17.0 feet (5.2 meters).
* flooding is occurring and  flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet (4.3 meters).

This crest compares to a previous crest of 17.7 feet (5.4 meters) on
Mar 5 2004.

&&

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (feet):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sun   Sun   Mon   Mon
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Deep Creek Dun 14.0 14.0   17.0   Sun  9 AM  16.7   9.7   8.4   7.0

Below are the latest river stages and forecasts (meters):

                   Bf  Fld  Observed                  Forecast
Location          Stg  Stg  Stage   Day  Time   Sun   Sun   Mon   Mon
                                                1PM   7PM   1AM   7AM
  Deep Creek Dun  4.3  4.3    5.2   Sun  9 AM   5.1   3.0   2.6   2.1

&&

LAT...LON 3291 10119 3300 10109 3270 10077 3248 10085 3257 10098


$$

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