405  
WGUS74 KFWD 130928  
FFSFWD  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
428 AM CDT SUN AUG 13 2017  
 
TXC181-131115-  
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GRAYSON TX-  
428 AM CDT SUN AUG 13 2017  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 615 AM CDT FOR  
GRAYSON COUNTY...  
 
AT 426 AM CDT, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING PROBLEMS DUE  
TO HEAVY RAIN IN THE POTTSBORO AND SHERMAN AREAS. OTHER AREAS AROUND  
GRAYSON COUNTY ARE ALSO LIKELY EXPERIENCING FLOODING PROBLEMS  
INCLUDING WATER OVER ROADWAYS. UP TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN IN SOME PARTS OF THE COUNTY. THIS RAINFALL WILL LEAD  
TO EXCESSIVE WATER RUNOFF AND CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. LOW-LYING AREAS  
ARE MOST VULNERABLE TO RAPIDLY RISING WATER. SOME LOW-WATER  
CROSSINGS MAY FLOOD AND BECOME IMPASSABLE.  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
SHERMAN, DENISON, WHITESBORO, HOWE, POTTSBORO, COLLINSVILLE,  
WHITEWRIGHT, BELLS, TOM BEAN, KNOLLWOOD, DORCHESTER, EISENHOWER STATE  
PARK, SOUTHEASTERN LAKE TEXOMA, SOUTHMAYD, SADLER AND LUELLA.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3383 9677 3382 9676 3383 9671 3382 9653  
3377 9650 3378 9643 3373 9638 3345 9639  
3353 9694 3384 9694  
 

 
 
JLDUNN  
 
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