682  
WGUS74 KFWD 311031  
FFSFWD  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
531 AM CDT SAT AUG 31 2019  
 
TXC119-231-311215-  
/O.CON.KFWD.FF.W.0025.000000T0000Z-190831T1215Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HUNT TX-DELTA TX-  
531 AM CDT SAT AUG 31 2019  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM CDT FOR  
NORTHEASTERN HUNT AND SOUTHWESTERN DELTA COUNTIES...  
 
AT 523 AM CDT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING  
OCCURRING ACROSS NORTHWESTERN HUNT COUNTY, INCLUDING IN THE CITY OF  
COMMERCE. SEVERAL ROADS ARE BEING AFFECTED BY FLOODWATERS, AND A FEW  
MOTORISTS HAVE BECOME STRANDED IN HIGH WATER. THE MAIN IMPACTED  
AREAS ARE HIGHWAY 50 AND STATE HIGHWAY 24 NORTH OF COMMERCE. 5 TO  
6 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN WITH ANOTHER INCH OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE  
THROUGH 7 AM. 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...  
COMMERCE AND WOLFE CITY.  
 
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.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3322 9586 3320 9595 3338 9606 3341 9586  
3327 9578  
 

 
 
STALLEY  
 
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