Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
333 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300900-
/O.NEW.KHGX.FF.A.0012.150530T1800Z-150531T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...
COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...
CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...
ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...
WINNIE
333 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING
 THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...AUSTIN...BRAZORIA...BRAZOS...
 BURLESON...CHAMBERS...COLORADO...FORT BEND...GALVESTON...
 GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...JACKSON...LIBERTY...MADISON...
 MATAGORDA...MONTGOMERY...POLK...SAN JACINTO...TRINITY...
 WALKER...WALLER...WASHINGTON AND WHARTON.

* FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING

* A SLOW MOVING FRONT WILL PUSH INTO SOUTHEAST TEXAS SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP ALONG IT AND ALSO AHEAD OF THE FRONT DURING THE
  AFTERNOON. STORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVING AND CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 1
  TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR. GENERAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE BUT THERE MAY BE ISOLATED AREAS OF 5 TO 7
  INCHES. ANY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER 3 INCHES WILL CAUSE FLOODING
  PROBLEMS.

* GROUNDS ARE ALREADY SATURATED SO ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL
  LIKELY RUN OFF INTO BAYOUS...CREEKS...RIVERS AND LAKES. TYPICAL
  LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS UNDERPASSES COULD FLOOD QUICKLY WITH
  RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES AN HOUR. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  COULD PROLONG RIVER FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA. HEAVY RAINFALL
  COULD OCCUR OVERNIGHT SATURDAY WHICH WILL INCREASE THE HAZARDS
  OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED IN YOUR
  AREA...DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADS OR UNDERPASSES. TURN
  AROUND DO NOT DROWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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