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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
602 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

TXZ248>257-351-353-191115-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
Coastal Kenedy-Northern Hidalgo-
602 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Deep South
Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect.

There is a moderate risk of rip currents.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Thursday morning.

Scattered to numerous strong thunderstorms will be possible
Wednesday through Friday. Especially late Wednesday through
Thursday morning, stronger thunderstorms could produce hail,
strong, gusty winds, frequent cloud to ground lightning, and
locally heavy rainfall/nuisance flooding.

Additional rain on Sunday may also produce heavy rainfall/nuisance
flooding.

An elevated risk of rip currents will be possible at the local
beaches through Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required Wednesday through Thursday
morning.

$$



Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
515 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

.An upper level low pressure area over New Mexico will continue
to move slowly eastwards towards Texas Panhandle tonight and
Wednesday. This low pressure area will continue to bring moist
and unstable air in place over Deep South Texas maintaining the
threat of rainfall over the region through Thursday afternoon.

TXZ248>257-351-353-181815-
/O.NEW.KBRO.FF.A.0002.210518T1015Z-210520T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-
Coastal Kenedy-Northern Hidalgo-
Including the cities of Zapata, Hebbronville, Falfurrias, Sarita,
Rio Grande City, Roma, McAllen, Edinburg, Pharr, Mission,
Weslaco, Raymondville, Brownsville, Harlingen, Port Mansfield,
Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Laguna Heights, Laguna Vista,
and San Manuel
515 AM CDT Tue May 18 2021

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Deep South Texas, including
  the following areas, Brooks, Coastal Cameron, Coastal Kenedy,
  Coastal Willacy, Inland Cameron, Inland Kenedy, Inland
  Willacy, Jim Hogg, Northern Hidalgo, Southern Hidalgo, Starr,
  and Zapata.

* Through Thursday afternoon

* Recent heavy rainfall has saturated the ground across portions
  of deep south Texas. Periods of heavy rainfall are expected
  tonight through Thursday afternoon. An additional 2 to 5 inches
  of rainfall is possible across portions of Deep South Texas
  during this time. Any heavy rain that occurs over a short
  period of time could cause flooding of low lying areas.

* Low-lying and poorly-draining areas near the lower Texas
  coastline could experience flooding. Heavy rainfall over a short
  period of time could cause difficulty in driving. Motorists are
  urged to find alternative routes if flooded roadways are
  encountered.

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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