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Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:01 AM CDT on May 22, 2015

Expires 12:01 PM EDT on May 22, 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River near Gainesville

* until further notice... or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 2:30 am Friday the stage was 33.8 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Forecast... the Red River is near crest and will begin falling mid
Friday morning. The Red River will fall below flood stage about
the middle of next week.

* Impact... at 35 feet... crop and range lands... Pecan Groves... oil
Wells... and rural roads are flooded or isolated. Low-lying
fields... upstream in western Love County in Oklahoma... and Cooke
County in Texas... experience overflows several hours before the
crest reaches the Interstate Highway I-35 crossing north of
Gainesville. Livestock and other property should be removed to
places which are at least 10 feet higher than nearby river banks to
avoid being stranded.

Lat... Lon 3379 9748 3400 9748 3395 9719 3398 9704
      3380 9698 3367 9710

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:44 PM CDT on May 21, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday evening...

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of north central Texas and
northeast Texas... including the following areas... in north
central Texas... Collin... Cooke... Dallas... Denton... Eastland...
Erath... Fannin... Grayson... Hood... Hunt... Jack... Johnson...
Montague... Palo Pinto... Parker... Rockwall... Somervell...
Stephens... Tarrant... wise and Young. In northeast Texas...
Delta... Hopkins and Lamar.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening

* widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to occur along
and north of a line from Cisco... to Cleburne... to Sulphur
Springs Saturday and Sunday. Soils are already saturated... so
it will not take much rainfall to cause flash flooding.

* Widespread 1 to 3 inches are expected... but localized amounts up
to 6 inches of rainfall are possible.

* For those with plans to Camp near area reservoirs/
creeks/streams... be alert for rapidly rising waters and be
prepared to seek higher ground quickly this Memorial Day

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are favorable for heavy
rain which may lead to flash flooding. You should monitor the
latest forecasts from the National Weather Service and be
prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued for
your area.


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