Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
000
WGUS64 KHGX 260914
FFAHGX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
414 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

TXZ195>199-210>212-261700-
/O.EXB.KHGX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-150526T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-GRIMES-MONTGOMERY-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...
BRYAN...CALDWELL...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...
EAGLE LAKE...HEMPSTEAD...LAKE SOMERVILLE...NAVASOTA...
PRAIRIE VIEW...SEALY...THE WOODLANDS...WEIMAR...WILLIS
414 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
 INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...AUSTIN...BRAZOS...
 BURLESON...COLORADO...GRIMES...MONTGOMERY...WALLER AND
 WASHINGTON.

* UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

* THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA RECEIVED HEAVY RAINS AND AN EXTREMELY
  HEAVY RAIN SWATH OF 4 TO 11 INCHES LED TO WIDESPREAD FLOODING IN
  THE HOUSTON METRO AREA EXTENDING INTO FORT BEND COUNTY. A
  CLUSTER OF STORMS OVER THE FORT BEND AREA EARLY THIS MORNING
  SHOULD MOVE EAST AND NORTHEAST WITH RAIN CHANCES TAPERING DOWN
  THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WATCH. A DANGEROUS FLASH FLOOD
  SITUATION IS ONGOING BUT HEAVY RAINS SHOULD COME TO AN END. THE
  FLOODING WILL BE SLOWER TO SUBSIDE AND TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED
  IN SOME OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS IN HARRIS COUNTY. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE NORTH
  INTO THE COLLEGE STATION TO CONROE AREA THIS MORNING. RAINFALL
  RATES WITH THE STORMS MAY BE LIGHTER THAN THE EXTREMELY HEAVY
  RAINFALL RATES WITH THE STORMS OVERNIGHT.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS WATER COVERED ROADS!

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

&&

$$

TXZ200-213-214-226-227-235>238-261700-
/O.EXT.KHGX.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-150526T1700Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS-JACKSON-LIBERTY-
MATAGORDA-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
CLEVELAND...DAYTON...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...
GALVESTON...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...TOMBALL...WHARTON...WINNIE
414 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 COUNTIES...BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...FORT BEND...GALVESTON...
 HARRIS...JACKSON...LIBERTY...MATAGORDA AND WHARTON.

* UNTIL NOON CDT TODAY

* THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA RECEIVED HEAVY RAINS AND AN EXTREMELY
  HEAVY RAIN SWATH OF 4 TO 11 INCHES LED TO WIDESPREAD FLOODING
  IN THE HOUSTON METRO AREA EXTENDING INTO FORT BEND COUNTY. A
  CLUSTER OF STORMS OVER THE FORT BEND AREA EARLY THIS MORNING
  SHOULD MOVE EAST AND NORTHEAST WITH RAIN CHANCES TAPERING DOWN
  THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WATCH. A DANGEROUS FLASH FLOOD
  SITUATION IS ONGOING BUT HEAVY RAINS SHOULD COME TO AN END. THE
  FLOODING WILL BE SLOWER TO SUBSIDE AND TRAVEL IS NOT RECOMMENDED
  IN SOME OF THE HARDEST HIT AREAS IN HARRIS COUNTY. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE NORTH
  INTO THE COLLEGE STATION TO CONROE AREA THIS MORNING. RAINFALL
  RATES WITH THE STORMS MAY BE LIGHTER THAN THE EXTREMELY HEAVY
  RAINFALL RATES WITH THE STORMS OVERNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS WATER COVERED ROADS!

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

&&

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.