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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 3:03 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




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:53 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has expanded
the

* Flash Flood Watch to include a portion of southeast Texas...
including the following Colorado ... and Wharton.

* Through Friday afternoon

* areas of moderate to heavy rain will be moving into the area
from the northwest tonight.

* Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected...
with isolated totals of 2 to 5 inches possible.

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 3:19 AM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Strong thunderstorms across Colorado... west central Waller and
central Austin counties through 400 am CDT...

At 319 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Industry to near Weimar. Movement was east at
30 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Sealy... Bellville... Columbus... Eagle Lake... Weimar... Industry... Frelsburg...
Altair... Rock Island... Cat Spring and New Ulm.

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.


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

Lat... Lon 2997 9657 3005 9610 2983 9617 2944 9642
      2962 9682
time... Mot... loc 0819z 287deg 25kt 2995 9649 2967 9671


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



Weather Severe Map
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 , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , 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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