Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
252 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

TXC157-481-010945-
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FORT BEND TX-WHARTON TX-
252 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY  HAS ISSUED A

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN FORT BEND COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
  EAST CENTRAL WHARTON COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...

* UNTIL 445 AM CDT

* AT 251 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
  THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WHARTON...KENDLETON...PIERCE AND HUNGERFORD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

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LAT...LON 2915 9617 2929 9630 2948 9603 2935 9591

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