2015-10-23_15-02-30

A Flash Flood EMERGENCY has been declared for much of Navarro County. This include Corsicana and Interstate 45. 6 to 10 inches of rain has fallen in a matter of hours. High-end and life-threatening flash flooding is underway. Water levels are rising rapidly and individuals are becoming stranded. Travel is strongly discouraged in Navarro County including on Interstate 45 where closures are now being reported.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
301 PM CDT FRI OCT 23 2015

…FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR CORISCANA…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN FORT WORTH HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NAVARRO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS…

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 258 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED A
THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH
FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR CORSICANA AND SURROUNDINGS
AREAS. WATER IS RISING RAPIDLY. OVER 8 INCHES HAS ALREADY FALLEN AND
AN ADDITIONAL 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
CORSICANA…KERENS…TRINIDAD…BLOOMING GROVE…DAWSON…ANGUS…
BARRY…NAVARRO…RICE…FROST…RETREAT…OAK VALLEY…MILDRED…
EUREKA…RICHLAND…STREETMAN…GOODLOW…POWELL…EMHOUSE AND
MERTENS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE
THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY
NAVARRO COUNTY INCLUDING CORSICANA
LIFE-THREATENING FLOODING OCCURRING