Below is the full text of the recently–issued Flash Flood Warning from the National Weather Service. The warning has been extended to 10:00 PM.

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR
BELL COUNTY IN CENTRAL TEXAS

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 454 PM CDT

DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS
ALREADY FALLEN. 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
TEMPLE

HARKER HEIGHTS

BELTON

NOLANVILLE

MORGAN'S POINT RESORT
SALADO

LITTLE RIVER-ACADEMY

TROY

BARTLETT

ROGERS AND
HOLLAND.

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.

STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME
UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

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