Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
402 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

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402 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

BANDS OF PRECIPITATION MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL GENERALLY
PRODUCE LOWER RAIN RATES WITH THEIR PASSAGE. THERE COULD BE A
FEW BANDS THAT PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVIER RAIN RATES THAT EXCEED 1 TO
1.5 INCHES PER HOUR AND THESE WOULD CREATE MORE NUISANCE FLOODING
ISSUES SUCH AS ROAD PONDING OR THE TEMPORARILY FLOODING OF LOWER
LYING ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY APPROACH
SOUTHEAST TEXAS FROM THE SOUTHWEST OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS FEATURE
WILL INDUCE A SURFACE NEAR COASTAL TROUGH THESE TWO FEATURES WILL
WORK IN TANDEM TO PRODUCE PERIODS OF RAIN ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND. RAINFALL TOTALS BY MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL
GENERALLY AVERAGE BETWEEN 3 AND 5 INCHES WITH POSSIBLE ISOLATED
TOTALS OF 8 TO 12 INCHES. THIS WILL BE WEEKEND LONG EVENT SO RAIN
WILL NOT FALL ALL AT ONCE WITH TIME FOR STREETS AND CREEKS TO
DRAIN BEFORE THE NEXT ROUND OF RAIN RETURNS. THE GROUND IS
CURRENTLY MORE DRY THAN WET GOING INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
SATURDAY RAINFALL WILL BEGIN TO SATURATE THE SOILS SO ANY SATURDAY
NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING...MORE
SWOLLEN RIVERS AND POSSIBLE BAYOU FLOODING. STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE COAST BOTH SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY.

A STRONG NORTHERN COLD FRONT WILL USHER IN A VERY COLD AND DRY AIR
MASS LATE IN THE WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO FALL TO
NEAR FREEZING FOR AREAS GENERALLY NORTH OF THE I-10 CORRIDOR
FRIDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
HEIGHTENED SPOTTER AWARENESS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-COASTAL WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
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WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
402 PM CST FRI DEC 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

WATER LEVELS OF BETWEEN 3 TO NEAR 4 FEET DURING TONIGHT`S HIGH
TIDE TIMES...ALONG WITH AN EASTERLY FETCH PULLING IN A HIGHER LONG
PERIOD SWELL...WILL THREATEN TO PUSH WATER TO THE ROADWAYS ALONG
GULF-FACING SHORES. THERE MAY BE WASH OVER ALONG PORTIONS OF
HIGHWAY 87 AND THE BLUE WATER HIGHWAY DURING HIGH TIDE TIMES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A COASTAL TROUGH WILL BE THE IMPETUS FOR NUMEROUS MARITIME SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS WEEKEND. A STRONG EAST TO NORTHEAST WIND
WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND HAZARDOUS SEAS
WILL BUILD TO 5 TO 10 FEET. SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE
SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY. MARINERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR ROUGH SEAS
AND STORMY CONDITIONS OVER THE WEEKEND.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
HEIGHTENED SPOTTER AWARENESS OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.


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