Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Fort Worth TX
Description: The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has extended the
* Flash Flood Warning for…
East central Tarrant County in North Texas…
* Until 1000 AM CST.
* At 738 AM CST, emergency management reported that numerous high
water rescues were ongoing just east of downtown Fort Worth.
Automated rain gauges have indicated that up to three inches of
rain have already fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring and
may be aggravated by additional rainfall. Additional rainfall of
up to one inch will be possible over the next 1 to 2 hours.
HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Tarrant, TX
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4013769-3406329
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings