Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1110 PM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

TXC215-210545-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FA.Y.0037.160521T0410Z-160521T0545Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HIDALGO TX-
1110 PM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN HIDALGO COUNTY IN DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...

* UNTIL 1245 AM CDT

* AT 1109 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  MISSION...PHARR...SAN JUAN...ALAMO...PALMVIEW...PALMHURST...SHARYLAND...
  SOUTH MCALLEN...NORTH ALAMO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND BUCKNER ELEMENTARY
  SCHOOL.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

A FLOOD ADVISORY MEANS RIVER OR STREAM FLOWS ARE ELEVATED...OR
PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN OR OTHER AREAS IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.
IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES
AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 2618 9827 2616 9833 2617 9834 2617 9835
      2615 9835 2617 9836 2617 9837 2616 9837
      2616 9839 2619 9842 2620 9844 2630 9840
      2624 9818 2614 9804 2613 9813

$$

CASTILLO



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