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Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
940 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

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/O.EXT.KHGX.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-140920T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-HARRIS-
JACKSON-LIBERTY-MATAGORDA-MONTGOMERY-WALLER-WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...CLEVELAND...COLUMBUS...
CONROE...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...HUMBLE...KATY...
LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...MISSOURI CITY...
MONT BELVIEU...PALACIOS...PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...
PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...SEALY...SUGAR LAND...
TEXAS CITY...THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...WEIMAR...WHARTON...
WILLIS...WINNIE
940 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 7PM CDT FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

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

* THROUGH 7PM CDT FRIDAY EVENING

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE ENDED OVER THE AREA FOR TONIGHT.
  HOWEVER ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ALONG A
  FRONTAL BOUNDARY FROM SOUTH OF BRENHAM TO HOUSTON TO GALVESTON.
  THESE AREAS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ON
  AVERAGE WITH SOME LOCALIZED AREAS OF 5 INCHES OF RAIN. ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL QUICKLY RUN OFF AND CAUSE FLOODING IN
  LOW LYING AREAS AND ALLOW FOR BAYOUS TO QUICKLY RISE. THESE
  STORMS WILL AGAIN BE CAPABLE OF 2 INCH AN HOUR RAINFALL RATES
  AND ANOTHER 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE. THIS
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD CAUSE FLOODING AGAIN.

* TIMING...STORMS COULD DEVELOP AGAIN SOUTH OF BRENHAM FROM 4AM TO
  9AM WITH ADDITIONAL STORMS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY CONTINUE INTO THE LATE AFTERNOON
  AND DISSIPATE WITH THE LOSS OF DAY TIME HEATING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO
CROSS SAFELY. VEHICLES CAUGHT IN RISING WATER SHOULD BE ABANDONED
QUICKLY. IF YOUR VEHICLE STALLS...ABANDON IT AND SEEK HIGHER
GROUND IMMEDIATELY. RAPIDLY RISING WATER MAY ENGULF YOUR VEHICLE
AND ITS OCCUPANTS AND SWEEP THEM AWAY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN!

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1211 PM CDT THU SEP 18 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-
WHARTON-
1211 PM CDT THU SEP 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

...FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH 7 PM CDT....

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL FROM CLUSTERS OF MODERATE RAIN CELLS AND
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS SLOWLY TRAINING NORTHEASTWARD WILL EXACERBATE
FLOODING ISSUES IN THOSE COMMUNITIES THAT HAVE ALREADY ACCUMULATED
UP AN AVERAGE TWO TO FOUR INCH RAIN AMOUNTS THURSDAY MORNING. ISOLATED
FIVE TO SEVEN INCH TWO DAY AMOUNTS ARE LIKELY...ANY RAIN OVER THESE
AREAS WILL QUICKLY INDUCE THE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND ROADWAYS.
AS OF NOW...THERE ARE NO BAYOU FLOODING CONCERNS BUT THIS WILL NEED
TO BE CLOSELY MONITORED INTO EARLY FRIDAY.

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...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

MORE RAIN IS FORECAST ON FRIDAY AND THIS WILL MOST LIKELY KEEP THE
FLOODING THREAT ALIVE THROUGH THE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. RAINS ARE EXPECTED
TO WANE BY LATE FRIDAY WITH A MUCH DRIER WEEKEND EXPECTED ACROSS MANY
INTERIOR COUNTIES. RAIN CHANCES WILL STILL REMAIN FOR THE COASTAL
COUNTIES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.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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