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Posted: 26.5.2014 23:33

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:04 PM CDT on May 26, 2014

…Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday afternoon at 1 PM…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeast Texas…including the following counties…Austin…Brazoria…Brazos…Burleson…Chambers… Colorado…Fort Bend…Galveston…Grimes…Harris…Houston… Jackson…Liberty…Madison…Matagorda…Montgomery…Polk… San Jacinto…Trinity…Walker…Waller…Washington and Wharton.

* Through Tuesday afternoon at 1 PM

* heavy rainfall has already occurred over the central part of the watch area with rainfall totals near 7.0″ in Jackson County. Western Harris County has seen the highest rainfall totals for the city of Houston with multiple gauges showing between 2 to 4 inches. Further towards the east totals are slightly lower and in the 1 to 3 inch range. Another round of heavy rain is expected to start tomorrow morning which could easily lead to flooding. The Flash Flood Watch might have to be extended tomorrow.

* Flash flooding can easily occur over urban areas were Concrete allows water to easily pond. Turn around don’t drown! Low water crossings and other low lying areas will also be prone flooding.

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.

 

mr rooter