167  
WGUS74 KMAF 242105  
FFSMAF  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
405 PM CDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
TXC243-371-389-242200-  
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PECOS TX-REEVES TX-JEFF DAVIS TX-  
405 PM CDT MON JUL 24 2017  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM CDT FOR  
WEST CENTRAL PECOS...SOUTH CENTRAL REEVES AND EAST CENTRAL JEFF DAVIS  
COUNTIES...  
 
AT 403 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT THUNDERSTORMS HAD MOVED  
OUT OF THE AREA, THOUGH RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL MAINTAIN THE  
FLASH FLOODING THREAT THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE  
POSSIBLE IN THIS AREA THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BALMORHEA LAKE, BALMORHEA STATE PARK, TOYAHVALE AND STAR MOUNTAIN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3097 10339 3067 10335 3063 10383 3096 10386  
 

 
 
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