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Texas, Hockley

Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:39 PM CDT on September 18, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on September 19, 2014


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday 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... Parmer and Swisher.

* Through Friday evening

* the remnants of tropical cyclone Odile... currently over southern
New Mexico... are expected to slowly move toward West Texas over
the next few days. The airmass across the Texas South Plains
region just in advance of Odile remains saturated... while the
ground has been soaked by several recent rain storms. This will
bring potential for widespread heavy rainfall in the range of 1 to
4 inches... while locally higher accumulations are likely as
well. And since run-off potential will be high... these rain
amounts could cause areal flooding or local flash flooding.

* Areal flooding will be possible in poor drainage areas...
including low lying roadways in urban areas... 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 warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:22 PM CDT on September 18, 2014


... Public information statement...

A plume of deep moisture associated with the former tropical cyclone
Odile will continue to flow across West Texas and produce widespread
showers and thunderstorms across the area through Saturday.
Through early Thursday afternoon... much of the South Plains region
has already received one to three inches of rainfall... with locally
heavier amounts up to around five or six inches estimated by radar.
Below is a list of some of the rainfall reports received by our office
through 2 PM Thursday.

... 24 hour rainfall totals...

... National Weather Service stations...

Lubbock Preston Smith
international Airport 1.16 in
Childress Airport 0.05 in

... Kvii-TV schoolnet...

Plainview 4ssw 4.31 in

... West Texas mesonet...

Gail 2ese 3.80 in
Post 1ne 3.49 in
Amherst 1ne 3.34 in
Olton 6s 3.21 in
Roaring Springs 3n 3.12 in
Muleshoe 2ssw 3.08 in
Lake Alan Henry 1nw 3.01 in
Slaton 2ne 2.59 in
Floydada 2nne 2.40 in
Aspermont 3ne 2.29 in
Plainview 1s 2.28 in
Hobbs nm 5nw 2.01 in
Aiken 3wsw 1.93 in
Anton 6ssw 1.85 in
Jayton 1sse 1.67 in
Abernathy 5ene 1.66 in
Guthrie 10wsw 1.53 in
Reese center 1.50 in
spur 1w 1.46 in
Tahoka 3nne 1.42 in
White River lake 6nw 1.34 in
Ralls 1se 1.23 in
O'Donnell 1n 1.16 in
Paducah 10sw 1.12 in
Graham 5ssw 0.93 in
Lubbock 3wnw ttu 0.92 in
Sundown 8wsw 0.71 in
Wolfforth 6ssw 0.67 in
Silverton 7ese 0.55 in
Hart 3n 0.53 in
Northfield 1s 0.48 in
Caprock canyons State Park 0.43 in
Morton 1ene 0.42 in
Turkey 2wsw 0.41 in
Tulia 2ene 0.31 in
Levelland 4s 0.31 in
Denver City 7wnw 0.31 in
Brownfield 2s 0.22 in
Seminole 2nne 0.20 in
Lamesa 2se 0.19 in
Dimmitt 2ne 0.12 in
plains 3n 0.10 in
Friona 2ne 0.09 in
Seagraves 1sw 0.08 in


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Weather Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Record Report
Maine - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
New Hampshire - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
New Mexico - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
New York - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory
Ohio - Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Tennessee - Record Report
Texas - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
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