Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
111 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND URBAN FLOODING EXPECTED TODAY...

.A VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE TROPICAL AIRMASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER
MUCH OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON. THE CONTINUED PRESENCE OF
THIS TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN THE THREAT OF LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING STRONG SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY. DAYTIME HEATING WILL ALSO ENHANCE THE
THREAT OF MORE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THIS AFTERNOON.
SOME AREAS WITHIN THE WATCH AREA COULD SEE RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY
OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES.
THE COMBINATION OF THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE POTENTIAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY
PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN ZAPATA...STARR...HIDALGO AND
INLAND WILLACY AND CAMERON COUNTIES.

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INLAND WILLACY-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...RAYMONDVILLE
111 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BROWNSVILLE HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREA...INLAND WILLACY.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* THE CONTINUED PRESENCE OF THIS TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN
  THE THREAT OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING STRONG
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SOME AREAS WITHIN
  THE WATCH AREA COULD SEE RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY OF 1 TO 3 INCHES
  WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES. THE
  COMBINATION OF THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND
  LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE POTENTIAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY
  PRODUCE LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN THE WATCH AREA. THE URBAN
  AREAS IN INLAND WILLACY COUNTY WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO
  LOCALIZED FLOODING IF HEAVY RAINS IMPACT THESE AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING COULD LEAD TO WATER COVERING ROADWAYS AND
  INTERSECTIONS AND MAKING TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS. LOW LYING
  AREAS COULD BY INUNDATED BY FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS...PARTICULARLY THOSE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...AS WELL AS
THOSE LIVING NEAR SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...SHOULD BE PREPARED
TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING OCCURS.

&&

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ZAPATA-STARR-HIDALGO-INLAND CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ZAPATA...RIO GRANDE CITY...ROMA...
MCALLEN...EDINBURG...PHARR...MISSION...WESLACO...BROWNSVILLE...
HARLINGEN
111 PM CDT SAT SEP 20 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...HIDALGO...INLAND CAMERON...STARR AND ZAPATA.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* VERY MOIST AND UNSTABLE TROPICAL AIR REMAINS IN PLACE OVER
  MUCH OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THIS MORNING. THE CONTINUED PRESENCE
  OF THIS TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL MAINTAIN THE THREAT OF LOCALLY
  HEAVY RAINFALL FROM SLOW MOVING STRONG SHOWERS AND
  THUNDERSTORMS THROUGHOUT THE DAY. SOME AREAS WITHIN THE WATCH
  AREA COULD SEE RAINFALL TOTALS TODAY OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
  ISOLATED AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 3 TO 4 INCHES. THE COMBINATION
  OF THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO
  GRANDE VALLEY AND THE POTENTIAL RAINFALL TODAY MAY PRODUCE
  LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IN THE WATCH AREA. THE URBAN AREAS IN
  HIDALGO AND INLAND CAMERON COUNTIES WILL BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO LOCALIZED FLOODING IF HEAVY RAINS IMPACT THESE
  AREAS.

* FLASH FLOODING COULD LEAD TO WATER COVERING ROADWAYS AND
  INTERSECTIONS AND MAKING TRAVEL VERY DANGEROUS. LOW LYING
  AREAS COULD BY INUNDATED BY FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS...PARTICULARLY THOSE IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS...AS WELL AS
THOSE LIVING NEAR SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS...SHOULD BE PREPARED
TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING OCCURS.

&&

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