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Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 3:54 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on May 31, 2016


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 830 am CDT for
central Burleson... western Liberty... southwestern Walker...
northeastern Waller... northern Grimes... Brazos... Montgomery...
northwestern Harris and southwestern Madison counties...

At 352 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the warned
area. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen. Flash flooding
is already occurring.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
College Station... Bryan... Conroe... Humble... Tomball... Willis... Caldwell...
Spring... The Woodlands... Kingwood... Hockley... Oak Ridge North... Waller...
Panorama Village... Shenandoah... Splendora... Patton Village... Roman
Forest... Woodbranch and Cut and Shoot.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


Lat... Lon 3073 9662 3074 9646 3091 9635 3099 9619
      3081 9565 3051 9560 3051 9536 3017 9509
      2999 9528 3000 9591 3015 9595 3007 9575
      3016 9555 3012 9547 3032 9558 3046 9593
      3054 9599 3057 9639 3039 9677 3056 9696


Huffman



926 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

... Forecast flooding increased from minor to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Bedias creek near Madisonville
* until Saturday afternoon... or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 0845 PM Thursday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.4 feet by tomorrow
morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday morning.
* At 23.0 feet... major lowland flooding begins with widespread inundation of the
flood plain.


Lat... Lon 3090 9586 3093 9578 3096 9562 3087 9562 3083 9578 3080 9586




541 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Navasota river near Normangee...
* from Friday afternoon to late Monday night... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0500 PM Thursday... the stage was 13.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Friday afternoon and continue to rise
to crest between 15 and 16 feet Saturday... then fall below flood
stage Monday.
* At 15.0 feet... minor lowland flooding begins as water escapes the Main Channel
and inundates the flood plain.


Lat... Lon 3111 9622 3097 9619 3087 9614 3087 9624 3097 9629 3111 9633





Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 4:12 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeast Texas... including the following
Austin... Brazos... Burleson... Fort ... Bend... Grimes... Harris...
Houston... Liberty... Madison... Montgomery... Polk... San
Jacinto... Trinity... Walker... Waller and Washington.

* Through this evening

* areas of moderate to heavy rain have trained across much of the
area since Thursday. Rainfall totals so far have averaged from
10 to 20 inches across locations along and north of a line from
Brenham to Conroe. Hardest hit counties have been Washington...
Brazos... Burleson... Grimes and Montgomery.

* Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected with
isolated amounts from 3 to 6 inches through this morning. Due to
already saturated grounds... any heavy rainfall will run off quickly
and will produce more flood and flash flood problems.

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 the latest forecasts and be prepared to take
action should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 2:18 AM CDT on May 27, 2016


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at College Station...

A record rainfall of 5.76 inches was set at College Station
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 1.02 inches set
in 1976.

Further south... Brenham recorded 16.62 inches of rain
yesterday which was also a daily rainfall record.



Local Storm Report



05/26/2016 0210 PM

13 miles WNW of madisonvillon valleylege stat, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Old Spanish Road TX-osr is closed due to flooding
            between Interstate 45 and US 190.




05/26/2016 0115 PM

Madisonville, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Sh 21 from Madisonville to FM 2548 closed.




05/26/2016 0150 PM

Madisonville, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Sh 90 is closed between Madisonville and Bedias.




05/26/2016 0210 PM

13 miles WNW of madisonvillon valleylege stat, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Old Spanish Road TX-osr is closed due to flooding
            between Interstate 45 and US 190.




05/26/2016 0115 PM

Madisonville, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Sh 21 from Madisonville to FM 2548 closed.




05/26/2016 0150 PM

Madisonville, Madison County.

Flash flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Sh 90 is closed between Madisonville and Bedias.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:22 AM CDT on May 27, 2016


    ... new rainfall records shattered at Brenham...

Rainfall totals at Brenham Texas were simply off the charts
yesterday. Rainfall totals at the automated weather observation
system (awos) tallied 16.62 inches. This is the wettest calendar
day in city history. Below are the five wettest calendar days in
city history prior to today:

Rainfall date
(inches)

10.38 Oct 17 1994
10.25 Oct 18 1998
10.02 Oct 3 1902
8.76 Jun 29 1899
7.28 Mar 13 1946

16.62 may 26 2016

The one day total would actually be the third wettest month on
record. Below are the five wettest months prior to todays rain:

Monthly
rainfall date

22.01 Jun 1899
17.51 Oct 1994
17.05 Oct 2002
15.69 Jun 2004*
15.55 Sep 1998*

20.17 may 2016

* with 16.62 inches falling on the 26th

Here are the five wettest month of Mays in Brenham city history
prior to todays rain:

Rainfall date

15.09 2015
14.77 1965
12.57 2014
12.55 1919
12.30 1935

20.17 2016



Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
California - Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Dense Fog Advisory
Minnesota - Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New York - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Oregon - Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Dense Smoke Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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