Flood Advisories have been issued for Hood, Johnson and Somervell counties in advance of a squall line of strong to severe storms. Rainfall rates between 1 and 1.5 inches per hour are occurring with this line as it moves southeast at approximately 20 mph. Additional flooding is expected on top of the flooding already experienced after yesterday’s 6 to 8 inches across this area. Allow extra time to commute to work this morning and do not drive across flooded roadways and bridges. Stay safe!!!
HOOD TX-JOHNSON TX-SOMERVELL TX- 703 AM CDT MON JUN 23 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... HOOD COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS SOMERVELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS * UNTIL 1000 AM CDT * AT 703 AM CDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. THE HEAVIEST RAINS WERE OCCURRING 6 MILES EAST OF GRANBURY...MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH. HEAVY RAINS MAY RESULT IN FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS STREETS...UNDERPASSES AND OTHER POOR DRAINAGE LOCATIONS IN URBAN AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... HEAVY RAINS OFTEN FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS. FLOOD WATERS MAY RISE RAPIDLY IN CREEKS...STREAMS...AND NORMALLY DRY WASHES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER OF AN UNKNOWN DEPTH COVERS THE ROAD. IT ONLY TAKES TWO FEET OF MOVING WATER TO CARRY AWAY MOST VEHICLES...INCLUDING PICKUPS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. TAKE A DIFFERENT ROUTE TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION OR WAIT UNTIL FLOOD WATERS RECEDE.