The Trinity River gauge near Combine indicates the river is approaching 20 feet. At that level the river will spread out and approach homes/streets on the east side of Combine. The river is expected to crest at 24 feet around 7 PM Sunday. At that level significant and widespread flooding of homes in Combine is possible. Those in Combine should prepare for potential evacuations tonight should they become necessary per local emergency management.

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
148 PM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…
WEST CENTRAL KAUFMAN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 945 PM CDT SATURDAY

* AT 147 PM CDT…THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE CITY OF
COMBINE…THE RIVER GAUGE ON THE EAST FORK OF THE TRINITY RIVER
NEAR CRANDALL INDICATES THAT THE RIVER HAS RISEN OVER 19 FEET. AT
20 FEET…THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD OUT AND APPROACH SOME OF
THE STREETS AND HOMES ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE CITY OF COMBINE. THE
RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE TO 24 FEET AT ITS CREST TOMORROW EVENING
AROUND 7 PM. IF THE RIVER CONTINUES TO RISE TO 24 FEET AS
FORECAST…WATER MAY ENTER HOMES WITHIN THE CITY OF COMBINE. THE
RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE 20 FEET BY 8 PM AND THIS SHOULD BE
THE EARLIEST THAT THE RIVER WATERS MAY BE A DANGER TO THE CITY OF
COMBINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF YOU LIVE IN COMBINE…YOU MUST PREPARE NOW TO EVACUATE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF THE RIVER DOES INDEED FLOOD INTO THE CITY. THERE ARE NO
MANDATORY EVACUATIONS AT THIS TIME…HOWEVER RESIDENTS OF COMBINE
ARE ASKED TO PREPARE TO LEAVE ON SHORT NOTICE AS THE RIVER IS
EXPECTED TO RISE THROUGHOUT THE OVERNIGHT HOURS TONIGHT AND CONTINUE
TO RISE THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON SUNDAY. CITY AND COUNTY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC EVACUATION GUIDELINES IF
THE RIVER WATERS APPROACH THE CITY. THIS WARNING WAS ISSUED IN
COORDINATION WITH LOCAL AREA EMERGENCY MANAGERS.