Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
316 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-181200-
/O.CON.KHGX.FF.A.0003.000000T0000Z-150418T1300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-BRAZOS-BURLESON-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-
GALVESTON-GRIMES-HARRIS-HOUSTON-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MADISON-MATAGORDA-
MONTGOMERY-POLK-SAN JACINTO-TRINITY-WALKER-WALLER-WASHINGTON-
WHARTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALVIN...ANAHUAC...ANGLETON...BAY CITY...
BELLVILLE...BRENHAM...BROOKSHIRE...BRYAN...CALDWELL...CLEVELAND...
COLDSPRING...COLLEGE STATION...COLUMBUS...CONROE...CORRIGAN...
CROCKETT...DAYTON...EAGLE LAKE...EDNA...EL CAMPO...FREEPORT...
FRIENDSWOOD...GALVESTON...GROVETON...HEMPSTEAD...HOUSTON...
HUMBLE...HUNTSVILLE...KATY...LAKE JACKSON...LAKE SOMERVILLE...
LEAGUE CITY...LIBERTY...LIVINGSTON...MADISONVILLE...
MISSOURI CITY...MONT BELVIEU...NAVASOTA...ONALASKA...PALACIOS...
PASADENA...PEARLAND...PIERCE...PRAIRIE VIEW...RICHMOND...
ROSENBERG...SEALY...SHEPHERD...SUGAR LAND...TEXAS CITY...
THE WOODLANDS...TOMBALL...TRINITY...WEIMAR...WHARTON...WILLIS...
WINNIE
316 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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 SATURDAY MORNING

* THE WATCH IS BASED UPON TRAINING HEAVY RAINS THAT COULD COMMENCE
  THIS EVENING AS THE ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES AHEAD OF AN
  APPROACHING LARGE WESTERN STORM SYSTEM. THE GROUND OVER MUCH OF
  THE AREA IS AT OR NEARLY SATURATED AS SOME AREAS RECEIVED 4 TO 8
  INCHES OF RAIN LAST NIGHT. ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT INTO EARLY
  SATURDAY MORNING RAINFALL WILL LIKELY BECOME RUN OFF LEADING TO
  FLOODING. RAINFALL TOTALS TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MAY
  AVERAGE AROUND ONE TO TWO INCHES...WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 3
  TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS OF GREATER THAN TWO INCHES WILL LIKELY GENERATE
  FLASH FLOODING AS PRECIPITATION WILL QUICKLY BECOME RUN OFF.

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.

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