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Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 03:12 PM CDT del 19 Settembre 2014

...Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwest Texas and the Panhandle of Texas... including the following areas...in northwest Texas...Bailey... Cochran...Cottle...Crosby...Dickens...Floyd...Garza...Hale... Hockley...Kent...King...Lamb...Lubbock...Lynn...Motley... Stonewall...Terry and Yoakum. In the Panhandle of Texas... Briscoe...Castro...Childress...Hall...Parmer and Swisher.

* Through Saturday evening

* a very moist airmass will remain across the Texas South Plains region through Saturday as a weak upper level disturbance with tropical connections edges over. The combination will bring the potential for periods of widespread heavy rainfall tonight into Saturday. Additional rain totals of 1 to 3 inches will be possible...with locally higher amounts. The heavy rain will fall on spots that are already nearly saturated from recent rainfall. The runoff will create the risk of areal flooding or localized flash flooding.

* Areal flooding will be possible in poor drainage areas... including low lying roadways...near Playa Lakes..and along creeks and draws. Pockets of flash flooding will be possible in areas prone to rapid runoff such as the edge of The Caprock Escarpment.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood advisories and warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.

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