Flash Flood Watch In Effect 6/14/13
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch now in effect until 7:00 am CDT Saturday.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT
FOR THE EASTERN PERMIAN BASIN AND LOWER TRANS PECOS OF WEST
.AN AIRMASS LADEN WITH GULF OF MEXICO MOISTURE CURRENTLY RESIDES
OVER WEST TEXAS...COMPLIMENTS OF PERSISTENT SOUTHEASTERLY LOW LEVEL
FLOW THE LAST FEW DAYS. AS A SLOW MOVING UPPER AIR DISTURBANCE
MOVES NORTH OVER THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT...A FAVORABLE PATTERN
FOR RAIN...SOME HEAVY...IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR. RAINFALL RATES AROUND
ONE INCH PER HOUR...IF NOT MORE...AND THE POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS AND
STORMS MOVING OVER THE SAME AREAS WILL GENERATE RAPID RUNOFF...
ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN HAS ALREADY
FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE STOCKTON PLATEAU AND PERMIAN BASIN IN
THE LAST 24 HOURS...SO ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL COULD RESULT IN
Counties included in the watch are: Borden, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Glasscock, Howard,Martin, Midland, Mitchell, Pecos, Reagan, Scurry, Terrell and Upton.
Please drive carefully. If you encounter water on the road and you don't know for sure how deep it is, Turn Around, Don't Drown.
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