... Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7 am CDT this morning...
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has expanded the
* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of northwest Texas...
including the following areas... Garza... Kent... Lynn and
* Until 7 am CDT this morning
* widespread slow-moving thunderstorms capable of producing very
heavy rainfall will move over the southern Texas Panhandle and
much of the South Plains and rolling plains late tonight into
early Tuesday morning. In some places... this rain will fall
where 1 to 2 inches plus has already fallen late Monday and
early this morning.
* Generally 1.5 to 3 inches of rainfall can be expected by
daybreak this morning... with locally higher amounts in excess
of 4 inches possible. Rainfall rates may exceed 2 inches per
hour at times.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flooding or flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous
1239 am CDT Tue Jul 7 2015
The National Weather Service in Lubbock has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Hockley County in northwestern Texas...
Terry County in northwestern Texas...
Lubbock County in northwestern Texas...
Lynn County in northwestern Texas...
* until 330 am CDT
* at 1235 am CDT... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
widespread moderate rain with pockets of heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This heavy rain will will cause minor flooding in
the advisory area. Rainfall rates of 1 to 3 inches an hour may
briefly occur... with additional rainfall totals of an half to 2
inches possible. This rain will fall on many areas that already
had heavy rain Monday evening.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Lubbock... Levelland... Brownfield... Slaton... Abernathy... Tahoka...
Wolfforth... Shallowater... Sundown... Anton... Ransom Canyon...
O'Donnell... Whitharral... Woodrow... slide...
Reese center and grassland.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away. Never try to
cross flooded roadways.
Lat... Lon 3296 10256 3382 10260 3383 10180 3354 10175
3355 10156 3296 10156
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Statement as of 12:58 AM CDT del 07 Luglio 2015
Statement as of 01:26 am CDT on July 07, 2015
... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Lubbock...
a record rainfall of 2.43 inch(es) was set at Lubbock yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.53 set in 1960.