889  
WGUS84 KFWD 040025  
FLSFWD  
 
FLOOD ADVISORY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
725 PM CDT TUE OCT 3 2017  
 
TXC113-040230-  
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DALLAS TX-  
725 PM CDT TUE OCT 3 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR MINOR FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS FOR...  
WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS...  
 
* UNTIL 930 PM CDT.  
 
* AT 724 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUED TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE  
WESTERN PORTION OF THE COUNTY FROM IRVING TO DESOTO. AUTOMATED  
RAIN GAUGES IN THE AREA HAVE ALREADY REPORTED OVER AN INCH HAD A  
HALF OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE  
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING. AREAS THAT ARE LOW LYING  
OR USUALLY EXPERIENCE POOR DRAINAGE ARE MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE  
FLOODING. THIS MEANS SOME LOW WATER CROSSINGS MAY BECOME  
IMPASSABLE. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
DALLAS, IRVING, GRAND PRAIRIE, CARROLLTON, RICHARDSON, DESOTO,  
CEDAR HILL, COPPELL, DUNCANVILLE, LANCASTER, FARMERS BRANCH,  
UNIVERSITY PARK, ADDISON, GLENN HEIGHTS, HIGHLAND PARK, HUTCHINS,  
COCKRELL HILL, WILMER AND OVILLA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3299 9674 3255 9671 3255 9698 3299 9698  
 

 
 
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