Areal Flood Watch
Expires 7:00 PM CDT on August 31, 2016
Statement as of 3:45 am CDT on August 30, 2016
... Flood Watch now in effect through Wednesday evening...
The Flood Watch continues for
* portions of Oklahoma and Texas... including the following
areas... in Oklahoma... Beaver and Texas. In Texas...
Collingsworth... Donley... gray... Hansford... Hemphill...
Hutchinson... Lipscomb... Ochiltree... Roberts and Wheeler.
* Through 7 PM CDT Wednesday evening
* periods of scattered to numerous thunderstorms with heavy rain are
expected across most of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles through
Wednesday evening. Areas in the eastern half of the Texas and
Oklahoma panhandles have already seen heavy rains over the past few
days resulting in saturated soil conditions. This combined with
additional rounds of heavy rain expected through Wednesday evening
will lead to excessive runoff and possible flooding.
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