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
301 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

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AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...
COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...
CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...
ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...
WINNIE
301 AM CST SAT DEC 3 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND
  SOUTHEAST TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN
  SOUTHEAST TEXAS...JACKSON. IN SOUTHEAST TEXAS...AUSTIN...
  BRAZORIA...BRAZOS...BURLESON...CHAMBERS...COLORADO...FORT
  BEND...GALVESTON...GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...LIBERTY...
  MADISON...MATAGORDA...MONTGOMERY...POLK...SAN JACINTO...
  TRINITY...WALKER...WALLER...WASHINGTON AND WHARTON.

* THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND AND POSSIBLY
  INTO MONDAY. UNUSUALLY MOISTURE RICH AIR FOR DECEMBER FLOWING
  INTO THE REGION WILL INTERACT WITH A STATIONARY FRONT NEAR THE
  UPPER TEXAS COAST TODAY AND SUNDAY. A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL
  LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVING INTO AND THEN THROUGH THE STATE WILL
  PROVIDE ABUNDANT LIFT TO THE SATURATED AIRMASS LEADING TO
  PERIODS OF RAIN MIXED WITH BANDS OR CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS. THE STEADY LIGHT RAIN SHOULD NOT POSE A THREAT OF
  FLOODING BUT THE BANDS THAT FORM MAY PERSIST OVER THE SAME AREAS
  INCREASING THE FLOOD THREAT. THESE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
  WILL BE CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL. ALTHOUGH THE SOIL ACROSS THE
  REGION HAS BEEN RELATIVELY DRY TWO DAYS OF RAINFALL IS LIKELY
  BEGIN TO SATURATE THE SOIL. HEAVY OR INTENSE RAINFALL WILL
  LIKELY LEAD TO STREET FLOODING AND FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS.
  BY SUNDAY THE LIKELIHOOD THAT SMALL STREAMS AND BAYOUS RISE
  WILL INCREASE AND THESE MAY EVENTUALLY FLOOD. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
  FORECAST ACROSS THE REGION RANGE FROM WIDESPREAD 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BANDS OF 5 TO 7 INCHES WITH SOME
  ISOLATED PLACES RECEIVING 8 TO 11 INCHES. THE UPPER LEVEL LOW
  PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE REGION MONDAY AND THIS SHOULD
  SWEEP IN DRY AIR AND END THE THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL BY LATE
  MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* STREET FLOODING AND FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS WILL BE THE MOST
  LIKELY IMPACTED TODAY AND TONIGHT. SMALL STREAMS AND BAYOUS MAY
  BECOMING INVOLVED IN FLOOD ON SUNDAY AS WELL AS ADDITIONAL
  STREET FLOODING.

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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