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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:02 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 7:02 PM EDT on May 31, 2015


The Flood Warning continues for
the Colorado River in Wharton
* until Sunday evening... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0815 PM Friday the stage was 41.8 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 42.6 feet by tomorrow early
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday morning.
* At 43.0 feet... major lowland flooding begins as the slab elevations of lowest
homes in the west part of Wharton are reached with the school in southwest
Wharton close to being isolated.


Lat... Lon 2957 9636 2930 9605 2910 9599 2910 9609 2930 9616 2957 9647





                     flood observed forecast 6 PM
location stage stage day time Sat sun Mon Tue

Colorado River
Wharton 39 41.8 Fri 08 PM 42.4 33.6 25.4 20.4




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:33 PM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 31, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Saturday afternoon through
Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning

* a slow moving front will push into southeast Texas Saturday
afternoon through Sunday morning. Thunderstorms are expected to
develop along it and also ahead of the front during the
afternoon. Storms will be slow moving and capable of producing 1
to 2 inches an hour. General rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches
will be possible but there may be isolated areas of 5 to 7
inches. Any rainfall amounts over 3 inches will cause flooding
problems.

* Grounds are already saturated so any additional rainfall will
likely run off into bayous... creeks... rivers and lakes. Typical
low lying areas such as underpasses could flood quickly with
rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour. Additional rainfall
could prolong river flooding across the area. Heavy rainfall
could occur overnight Saturday which will increase The Hazards
of flooding. If flash flood warnings are issued in your
area... do not drive into flooded roads or underpasses. Turn
around do not drown.

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.




Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
California - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Illinois - Flash Flood Watch , Lakeshore Flood Advisory
Indiana - Lakeshore Flood Advisory
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Louisiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Maine - Dense Fog Advisory
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Montana - Areal Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Mexico - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Coastal Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Frost Advisory
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
- Small Craft Advisory