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Sachse Police Department
Thursday August 17th, 2017 :: 07:39 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 10:30AM

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Eastern Dallas County in north central Texas...

* Until 1030 AM CDT.

* At 735 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Numerous ALERT gauges from just east of Duncanville to near William Blair Jr. Park have recorded one to one and a half inches of rainfall over the last 30 minutes, with an additional inch possible over the next hour. 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, Garland, Mesquite, Rowlett, Desoto, Wylie, Lancaster, Balch Springs, Sachse, Hutchins, Sunnyvale and Wilmer.

* AFFECTED AREAS: DALLAS

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

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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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