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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.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:12 AM CDT on May 27, 2016


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

24 hour rainfall totals in Brenham Texas were simply off the
charts. Rainfall totals at the automated weather observation
system (awos) tallied 17.53 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

17.53 may 26 2016

The one day total would actually be the second 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

21.08 may 2016*

* including the past 24 hour 17.53 inch rainfall

Prior to todays rain here are the five wettest month of Mays in
Brenham city history:

Rainfall date

15.09 2015
14.77 1965
12.57 2014
12.55 1919
12.30 1935

21.08 2016



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

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