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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
728 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

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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-
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728 AM CDT FRI SEP 19 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAVY RAINS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION AND MUCH OF THE AREA IS
UNDER A FLOOD WATCH. AFTER DAYS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINS THE
GROUND HAS BECOME SATURATED. STORMS TODAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES PER HOUR AND AT TIMES MAY
APPROACH 3 INCHES PER HOUR. A BOUNDARY IS ALIGNED FROM NORTHWEST
TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA AND STORMS SHOULD COALESCE ALONG THIS
BOUNDARY THROUGHOUT THE MORNING AND THEN SHIFT WEST AND SOUTHWEST
THIS AFTERNOON. STREET FLOODING WILL BE A PROBLEM THROUGHOUT THE
DAY AND AREA BAYOUS...STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND
WILL POSE A FLOOD THREAT.

ALSO...FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN THIS TROPICAL AIR MASS.
THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE THAT ANY FUNNEL CLOUD MAY BRIEFLY TOUCH
DOWN AS A WEAK TORNADO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

RAINS ON SATURDAY SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF WITH LESS INTENSE
RAINS. MUCH DRIER WEATHER WILL BE ON TAP SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTERS SHOULD RELAY ANY REPORTS OF THE FLOODING OF VEHICLES...MAJOR
ROADWAYS...AND OR HOMES TO THE HOUSTON GALVESTON NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE.

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