Brazoria County, Texas
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Flash Flood Watch
TXZ214-226-227-235>238-252100-
/O.EXB.KHGX.FF.A.0009.150525T1600Z-150526T0200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...
LAKE JACKSON...LEAGUE CITY...MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...
PALACIOS...PEARLAND...PIERCE...RICHMOND...ROSENBERG...
SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...WHARTON...WINNIE
326 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON HAS EXPANDED
THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS...
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...FORT
BEND...GALVESTON...JACKSON...MATAGORDA AND WHARTON.

* FROM 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL TRACK ACROSS THE STATE TODAY AND
BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL.
THE SOIL IS ALREADY SATURATED...SO ANY ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING. THERE IS SOME UNCERTAINTY JUST HOW
FAST THE SYSTEM WILL MOVE OUT AND SOME LOCATIONS COULD SEE
PRECIPITATION CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING.

* EXPECT 1 TO 3 INCH RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THE WATCH
AREA...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 10 WHERE CONDITIONS ARE
MORE FAVORABLE FOR THE HIGHER AMOUNTS. LOCALIZED HIGHER TOTALS
ARE POSSIBLE WHERE STORMS REPEATEDLY MOVE OVER THE SAME
AREA...AND ALSO IF THE EVENT DRAGS ON INTO THE LATE EVENING
HOURS. THIS WATCH WILL NEED TO BE EXPANDED IN TIME IF IT DOES.

* IMPACTS...THE GROUND REMAINS SATURATED AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN
IN A SHORT TIME PERIOD WILL RUN OFF AND CREATE FLASH FLOODING
AND ADDITIONAL RISES ON ALREADY SWOLLEN RIVERS.

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.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
TXC039-157-260219-
/O.NEW.KHGX.FL.W.0066.150529T1200Z-000000T0000Z/
/ROST2.1.ER.150529T1200Z.150529T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
920 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

* At 0900 PM Sunday the stage was 40.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 43.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Thursday afternoon and continue rising
to near 43.8 feet on Friday. Additional rises are possible.
* At 43.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins in vicinity of gage as flow
escapes the main channel.

&&

LAT...LON 2943 9549 2932 9552 2919 9552 2919 9563 2932 9566 2943 9561



&&


Flood Observed Forecast 6 PM
Location Stage Stage Day Time Mon Tue Wed Thu

Brazos River
Rosharon 43 40.3 Sun 09 PM 37.8 36.0 37.2 41.2

$$

Rip Current Statement
TXZ214-236>238-260200-
/O.CON.KHGX.RP.S.0003.000000T0000Z-150526T0200Z/
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-MATAGORDA-
327 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...WILL POSE A HAZARD TO EVEN EXPERIENCED SWIMMERS...
ESPECIALLY NEAR ROCK GROINS...JETTIES AND PIERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. LIFE THREATENING RIP
CURRENTS ARE LIKELY IN THE SURF ZONE.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
JETTIES AND PIERS. HEED THE ADVICE OF LIFEGUARDS...BEACH PATROL...
FLAGS AND SIGNS. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. YELL FOR
HELP. DO NOT EXHAUST YOURSELF AND STAY AFLOAT WHILE WAITING FOR
HELP. IF YOU HAVE TO SWIM OUT OF A RIP CURRENT...SWIM PARALLEL TO
SHORE AND BACK TOWARD THE BEACH WHEN POSSIBLE. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO
SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT AS YOU WILL TIRE QUICKLY.

&&

$$
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