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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 3:24 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on May 27, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 222 remains in effect until 1000 am CDT
for the following locations


TX
. Texas counties included are

Austin Brazoria Chambers
Colorado Fort Bend Galveston
Grimes Hardin Harris
Jasper Jefferson Liberty
Montgomery Newton Orange
Polk San Jacinto Tyler
Walker Waller Washington
Wharton




Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:08 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Houston County in southeastern Texas...
northern Liberty County in southeastern Texas...
Walker County in southeastern Texas...
San Jacinto County in southeastern Texas...
northeastern Grimes County in southeastern Texas...
northwestern Montgomery County in southeastern Texas...
Polk County in southeastern Texas...
Madison County in southeastern Texas...
Trinity County in southeastern Texas...

* until 400 am CDT

* at 107 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Huntsville... Crockett... Livingston... Madisonville... Apple Springs...
Austonio... Trinity... Shepherd... Onalaska... Corrigan... Grapeland...
Groveton... New Waverly... Coldspring... point blank... Lovelady...
Riverside... Kennard... Latexo and Goodrich.

Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected over the area. This
additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated... or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3158 9517 3147 9510 3144 9501 3134 9496
      3133 9490 3115 9486 3106 9456 3101 9466
      3049 9454 3049 9484 3034 9519 3047 9535
      3046 9580 3085 9584 3099 9618 3109 9598
      3109 9577 3127 9573 3132 9566 3151 9574


Huffman



1153 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

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

* areas of moderate to heavy rain have trained across much of the
area today and tonight. Rainfall totals so far today have
averaged from 10 to 16 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 early Friday.
Additional rounds of storms are forecast for tomorrow. Any heavy
rainfall tomorrow 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 later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Special Statement

Statement as of 2:43 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 4:45 AM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Strong thunderstorms across southwestern Houston... northeastern
Washington... Walker... northwestern San Jacinto... Grimes...
southeastern Brazos... northwestern Montgomery... west central Polk...
southeastern Madison and southwestern Trinity counties through 345 am
CDT...

At 243 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Huntsville to near Washington. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms. Which
may be enough to knock down poorly rooted trees given the wet soils.

Locations impacted include...
southeastern College Station... Huntsville... Navasota... Washington...
Trinity... Onalaska... New Waverly... point blank... Montgomery... Riverside...
Bedias... Millican... Anderson... Sebastopol... Huntsville State Park...
Oakhurst... Dobbin... Richards... Dacus and Plantersville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1000 am CDT for
southeastern Texas.

Lat... Lon 3098 9496 3058 9529 3027 9577 3027 9623
      3051 9630 3092 9577
time... Mot... loc 0743z 246deg 23kt 3073 9555 3034 9610



243 am CDT Fri may 27 2016

... Strong thunderstorms across southwestern Houston... northeastern
Washington... Walker... northwestern San Jacinto... Grimes...
southeastern Brazos... northwestern Montgomery... west central Polk...
southeastern Madison and southwestern Trinity counties through 345 am
CDT...

At 243 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Huntsville to near Washington. Movement was
northeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with these storms. Which
may be enough to knock down poorly rooted trees given the wet soils.

Locations impacted include...
southeastern College Station... Huntsville... Navasota... Washington...
Trinity... Onalaska... New Waverly... point blank... Montgomery... Riverside...
Bedias... Millican... Anderson... Sebastopol... Huntsville State Park...
Oakhurst... Dobbin... Richards... Dacus and Plantersville.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms... and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify... so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1000 am CDT for
southeastern Texas.

Lat... Lon 3098 9496 3058 9529 3027 9577 3027 9623
      3051 9630 3092 9577
time... Mot... loc 0743z 246deg 23kt 3073 9555 3034 9610


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.



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



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Alaska - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
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 , Flash Flood Watch
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
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 , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Record Report
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Oregon - Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Dense Smoke Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Wyoming - Flood Warning
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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