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NWS: Updated Flood Warning / Flood Statement Monday May 20, 2024 3:37 p.m.

Flood Warning
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
337 PM CDT Mon May 20 2024

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Texas…

East Fork San Jacinto near New Caney affecting Liberty, Harris and Montgomery Counties.

Brazos River at US 59, Sugar Land, TX affecting Fort Bend County.

Trinity River at Liberty affecting Liberty County.

Trinity River near Goodrich affecting San Jacinto, Liberty and Polk Counties.

Trinity River near Moss Bluff affecting Liberty and Chambers Counties.

Trinity River at Riverside affecting San Jacinto, Walker, Polk and Trinity Counties.

Brazos River near West Columbia affecting Brazoria County.

…The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Texas…

Brazos River near Rosharon affecting Fort Bend and Brazoria
Counties.

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in Texas…

West Fork San Jacinto near Humble affecting Harris and Montgomery Counties.

Navasota River near Normangee affecting Brazos, Grimes and Madison Counties.

For the Trinity River…including Crockett, Riverside, Romayor, Goodrich, Liberty, Moss Bluff…Major flooding is forecast. For the East Fork San Jacinto River…including New Caney,
Cleveland…Minor flooding is forecast.
For the Brazos River…including US 59, Sugar Land, TX, West Columbia, Bryan, Hempstead, Bellville, San Felipe, Richmond, Rosharon…Moderate flooding is forecast.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely.

Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive cars through flooded areas.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Additional information is available at www.weather.gov/hgx.

The next statement will be issued this afternoon at 445 PM CDT.

TXC201-291-339-211445-
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/NCET2.1.ER.240515T0331Z.240519T0330Z.240521T0945Z.NO/
337 PM CDT Mon May 20 2024

…FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TOMORROW AFTERNOON…

* WHAT…Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* WHERE…East Fork San Jacinto near New Caney.

* WHEN…Until tomorrow afternoon.

* IMPACTS…At 58.0 feet, Minor lowland flooding begins in the vicinity of the gage with minor roads such as Chinquapin and Riverside Roads beginning to flood.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…
– At 3:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 59.8 feet.
– Bankfull stage is 54.5 feet.
– Recent Activity…The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 3:00 PM CDT Monday was 64.3 feet.
– Forecast…The river is expected to fall below flood stage
late tonight and continue falling to 50.0 feet early Saturday afternoon.
– Flood stage is 58.0 feet.
– Flood History…This crest compares to a previous crest of 59.6 feet on 12/25/1991.
– http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

Fld Observed Forecasts (4 pm CDT)
Location Stg Stg Day/Time Tue Wed Thu

East Fork San Jacinto
New Caney 58.0 59.8 Mon 3 pm CDT 56.6 54.2 52.7

LAT…LON 3024 9515 3024 9504 3007 9510 3007 9520 3014 9517

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