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
326 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

TXZ214-226-227-235>238-252100-
/O.EXB.KHGX.FF.A.0009.150525T1600Z-150526T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...
LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...
PALACIOS...PEARLAND...PIERCE...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...WHARTON...WINNIE
326 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
 INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...FORT
 BEND...GALVESTON...JACKSON...MATAGORDA AND WHARTON.

* FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AND
  BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
  THE SOIL IS ALREADY SATURATED...SO ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY JUST HOW
  FAST THE SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT AND SOME LOCATIONS COULD SEE
  PRECIPITATION CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

* EXPECT 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE WATCH
  AREA...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 10 WHERE CONDITIONS ARE
  MORE FAVORABLE FOR THE HIGHER AMOUNTS. LOCALIZED HIGHER TOTALS
  ARE POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME
  AREA...AND ALSO IF THE EVENT DRAGS ON INTO THE LATE EVENING
  HOURS. THIS WATCH WILL NEED TO BE EXPANDED IN TIME IF IT DOES.

* IMPACTS...THE GROUND REMAINS SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
  IN A SHORT TIME PERIOD WILL RUN OFF AND CREATE FLASH FLOODING
  AND ADDITIONAL RISES ON ALREADY SWOLLEN RIVERS.

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.

&&

$$

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-252100-
/O.EXT.KHGX.FF.A.0009.150525T1600Z-150526T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZOS-BURLESON-COLORADO-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-LIBERTY-
MADISON-MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-
WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...
BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...
COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...
GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...
LAKE SOMERVILLE...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PASADENA...PRAIRIE VIEW...SEALY...
SHEPHERD...THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WILLIS
326 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
 COUNTIES...AUSTIN...BRAZOS...BURLESON...COLORADO...GRIMES...
 HARRIS...HOUSTON...LIBERTY...MADISON...MONTGOMERY...POLK...SAN
 JACINTO...TRINITY...WALKER...WALLER AND WASHINGTON.

* FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AND
  BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
  THE SOIL IS ALREADY SATURATED...SO ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY JUST HOW
  FAST THE SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT AND SOME LOCATIONS COULD SEE
  PRECIPITATION CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

* EXPECT 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE WATCH
  AREA...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 10 WHERE CONDITIONS ARE
  MORE FAVORABLE FOR THE HIGHER AMOUNTS. LOCALIZED HIGHER TOTALS
  ARE POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME
  AREA...AND ALSO IF THE EVENT DRAGS ON INTO THE LATE EVENING
  HOURS. THIS WATCH WILL NEED TO BE EXPANDED IN TIME IF IT DOES.

* IMPACTS...THE GROUND REMAINS SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
  IN A SHORT TIME PERIOD WILL RUN OFF AND CREATE FLASH FLOODING
  AND ADDITIONAL RISES ON ALREADY SWOLLEN RIVERS.

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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