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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
524 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

TXZ248>255-353-202100-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Northern Hidalgo-
524 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Flooding: Heavy rainfall will be possible beginning Saturday
night. Flooding of poor drainage and low-lying areas will be
possible during periods of torrential rainfall. A Flash Flood
Watch is in effect for the eastern half of Deep South Texas
beginning at 6PM this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Flooding: Heavy rainfall threat will continue Sunday and Monday.
Flooding of poor drainage and low-lying areas will be possible
during periods of torrential rainfall. The Flash Flood Watch
is in effect for the eastern half of Deep South Texas through 10
AM Monday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
453 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...Heavy rainfall beginning Saturday night may lead to minor
flooding...

.A re-enforcing cold front will combine with a coastal trough
and an increase in tropical moisture to produce occasional heavy
rainfall Saturday night through Monday morning. Increasing lift
from the front and mid-level disturbances arriving from the
southwest are expected to move over South Texas enhancing showers
and thunderstorms. Soils remain moderately saturated from recent
September and October rains and additional heavy, persistent
rainfall could cause areas to flood quickly.

TXZ250-251-253>257-351-353-201800-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Southern Hidalgo-Inland Willacy-
Inland Cameron-Coastal Willacy-Coastal Cameron-Coastal Kenedy-
Northern Hidalgo-
Including the cities of Falfurrias, Sarita, McAllen, Edinburg,
Pharr, Mission, Weslaco, Raymondville, Brownsville, Harlingen,
Port Mansfield, Port Isabel, South Padre Island, Laguna Heights,
and Laguna Vista
453 AM CDT Sat Oct 20 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of Deep South Texas, including the following areas,
  Brooks, Coastal Cameron, Coastal Kenedy, Coastal Willacy,
  Inland Cameron, Inland Kenedy, Inland Willacy, Northern
  Hidalgo, and Southern Hidalgo.

* From this evening through Monday morning

* Slow moving heavy showers and thunderstorms producing rainfall
  amounts of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.

* Low-lying and poorly-draining areas as well as urban locations
  could see flooding on roads and streets with water depth of
  several feet. Heavy rainfall in a short period of time will
  cause street and creeks to overflow. Driving may be difficult
  to impossible, and motorists are urged to find alternative
  routes.

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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