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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
325 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

TXZ021>044-232030-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
325 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY MORNING
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING
AND SPREAD ACROSS THE SOUTH PLAINS REGION THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. INTENSE RAINFALL RATES WILL CREATE RUNOFF WITH SOME
AREAS SEEING RAINFALL TOTALS IN EXCESS OF TWO TO THREE INCHES BY
NOON SATURDAY. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SOUTH
PLAINS...ROLLING PLAINS AND SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE UNTIL 1 PM
SATURDAY.

ADDITIONALLY...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS
EVENING AND EARLY SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE FAR WESTERN SOUTH PLAINS
AND SOUTHWEST PANHANDLE. HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE IS POSSIBLE
WITH THESE STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY
THE THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL SEVERE STORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND. AFTERNOON AND EVENING STORMS COULD BRING
LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS AND TORNADOES. AT THIS TIME NO
ONE PARTICULAR DAY HAS A GREATER RISK THAN ANOTHER SO STAY UPDATED
ON THE LATEST FORECASTS. STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE TOWARD THE END OF THE UPCOMING WEEK AS WELL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTH PLAINS
AND SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE THIS EVENING WITH FURTHER ACTIVATION
ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND.

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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
339 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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/O.NEW.KLUB.FF.A.0003.150523T0500Z-150523T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIONA...BOVINA...FARWELL...DIMMITT...
HART...TULIA...SILVERTON...QUITAQUE...MEMPHIS...CHILDRESS...
MULESHOE...LITTLEFIELD...OLTON...PLAINVIEW...CEDAR HILL...
MATADOR...ROARING SPRINGS...PADUCAH...HACKBERRY...MORTON...
LEVELLAND...LUBBOCK...RALLS...CROSBYTON...LORENZO...SPUR...
DICKENS...DUMONT...FINNEY...GROW...GUTHRIE...DENVER CITY...
PLAINS...BROWNFIELD...TAHOKA...O`DONNELL...GRAHAM...POST...
JAYTON...ASPERMONT
339 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LUBBOCK HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE...SOUTH
  PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

* FROM MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN EASTERN NEW MEXICO AND
  SOUTHWEST TEXAS THIS EVENING BEFORE ORGANIZING INTO A COMPLEX OR
  TWO AND SPREADING NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE SOUTH PLAINS REGION
  THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. VERY INTENSE RAIN RATES WILL OCCUR WITH
  THE STRONGEST STORMS...BRINGING THE RISK OF INUNDATION AND FLASH
  FLOODING.

* RAINFALL TOTALS AROUND 1 INCH WILL BE COMMON...WITH 2 TO 3 PLUS
  INCHES POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS TRACK REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME
  AREA.

* RAPID RUNOFF THROUGH SATURATED SOILS MAY RESULT IN FLASH
  FLOODING OF URBAN AREAS...ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS...AND OTHER
  FLOOD PRONE AREAS.

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.

&&

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