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
319 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

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BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-MATAGORDA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PEARLAND...TEXAS CITY...WINNIE
319 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING
 THE FOLLOWING BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...GALVESTON ...AND MATAGORDA.

* UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

* HEAVY RAINFALL ALONG PARTS OF THE COAST YESTERDAY AND AGAIN
  EARLY THIS MORNING HAS LEFT SOILS SATURATED. A PLUME OF DEEPER
  MOISTURE IS EXPECTED TO CLIP THE COAST THROUGH MID MORNING.
  STORM MOTION IS FASTER THAN YESTERDAY BUT SOME PORTIONS OF THE
  COAST BETWEEN GALVESTON AND MATAGORDA COULD GET A QUICK 2 TO 4
  INCHES OF RAIN BY NOON.

* BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE
  THE DANGERS OF FLOODS AND FLASH FLOODS. IF FLASH FLOODING IS
  OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT
  STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

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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