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Sachse Police Department
Saturday May 18th, 2019 :: 02:00 p.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 04:45PM

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Southeastern Denton County in north central Texas... Southeastern Tarrant County in north central Texas... Southern Collin County in north central Texas... Dallas County in north central Texas...

* Until 445 PM CDT..

* At 141 PM CDT, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen...some of this in the past 30 minutes. 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... Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Garland, Irving, Grand Prairie, McKinney, Carrollton, Frisco, Richardson, Lewisville, Allen, Mansfield, Euless, Desoto, Bedford, Grapevine, Cedar Hill and Wylie.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DENTON, TX ... COLLIN, TX ... DALLAS, TX ... TARRANT, TX

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

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Address/Location
Sachse Police Department
3815 Sachse Rd
Sachse, TX 75048

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 972-495-2271

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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