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Flash Flood Warning for Willacy County, TX

Issued by The National Weather Service, Brownsville, TX

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… WILLACY COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS. NORTHERN CAMERON COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS.

LOCATIONS AFFECTED INCLUDE… HARLINGEN VALLEY AIRPORT. HARLINGEN. LASARA. PORT MANSFIELD. RAYMONDVILLE.

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 302 PM CDT… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ANOTHER HEAVY RAINBAND ASSOCIATED WITH HURRICANE ALEX MOVING OVER AREAS WHICH HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN TODAY. AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN… WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS… WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE WARNED AREA THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

DON’T BECOME A STATISTIC. TURN AROUND… DON’T DROWN!

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