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Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 6:16 PM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
central Cameron County in deep south Texas...

* until 815 PM CDT.

* At 614 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Emergency management reported
ongoing water rescues in the Los Fresnos area at 515 PM CDT. With
additional heavy rainfall, flash flooding will likely expand
eastward, including the Brownsville area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Los Fresnos, southmost, Cameron Park, Laureles, downtown
Brownsville, Brownsville, Lincoln Park, longoria Elementary School,
sams Memorial Stadium and Palmer laasko elementary.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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


Lat... Lon 2584 9743 2593 9755 2629 9747 2637 9739
      2636 9732 2627 9734 2631 9730 2624 9733
      2623 9727 2623 9730 2622 9734 2622 9727
      2593 9733 2592 9733 2592 9734 2593 9734
      2584 9740


Birchfield


616 PM CDT Wed Jun 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
central Cameron County in deep south Texas...

* until 815 PM CDT.

* At 614 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Emergency management reported
ongoing water rescues in the Los Fresnos area at 515 PM CDT. With
additional heavy rainfall, flash flooding will likely expand
eastward, including the Brownsville area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Los Fresnos, southmost, Cameron Park, Laureles, downtown
Brownsville, Brownsville, Lincoln Park, longoria Elementary School,
sams Memorial Stadium and Palmer laasko elementary.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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


Lat... Lon 2584 9743 2593 9755 2629 9747 2637 9739
      2636 9732 2627 9734 2631 9730 2624 9733
      2623 9727 2623 9730 2622 9734 2622 9727
      2593 9733 2592 9733 2592 9734 2593 9734
      2584 9740


Birchfield



129 PM CDT Wed Jun 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams in...
southeastern Hidalgo County in deep south Texas...
northwestern Cameron County in deep south Texas...

* until 730 PM CDT Wednesday.

* At 125 PM CDT, the public and media as well as law enforcement
continue to report flooding in southeast portions of Hidalgo
County and northwest portions of Cameron County from the heavy
rain that thunderstorms produced across the warning area earlier
this morning. Doppler radar estimates up to 12 inches of rain have
fallen in the warning area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Weslaco, Donna, Mercedes, La Feria, Elsa, Progreso, Edcouch, Santa
Rosa and La Villa.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.


Lat... Lon 2604 9808 2606 9807 2607 9808 2606 9810
      2607 9813 2605 9815 2626 9809 2634 9791
      2631 9771 2606 9773 2604 9779 2606 9780
      2605 9786 2607 9786 2607 9793 2605 9797
      2607 9798 2607 9803 2604 9804 2605 9806


Castillo


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:57 PM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of deep south Texas, including the following areas,
Brooks, coastal Cameron, coastal Kenedy, coastal Willacy,
inland Cameron, inland Kenedy, inland Willacy, Jim Hogg,
northern Hidalgo, southern Hidalgo, Starr, and Zapata.

* Through early Thursday afternoon

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region through mid-day Thursday. This may
result in additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches with isolated
higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches or more.

* Heavy rainfall in a short period of time will cause small
streams and arroyos to fill quickly to bankfull, possibly
resulting in overflowing. Low-lying and poorly-draining areas as
well as urban locations could see widespread street flooding
with water depth up to 3-4 feet. Locations that saw the heaviest
rainfall today could quickly see a return to life-threatening
flooding.

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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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:57 PM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Thursday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of deep south Texas, including the following areas,
Brooks, coastal Cameron, coastal Kenedy, coastal Willacy,
inland Cameron, inland Kenedy, inland Willacy, Jim Hogg,
northern Hidalgo, southern Hidalgo, Starr, and Zapata.

* Through early Thursday afternoon

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region through mid-day Thursday. This may
result in additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches with isolated
higher amounts of 3 to 4 inches or more.

* Heavy rainfall in a short period of time will cause small
streams and arroyos to fill quickly to bankfull, possibly
resulting in overflowing. Low-lying and poorly-draining areas as
well as urban locations could see widespread street flooding
with water depth up to 3-4 feet. Locations that saw the heaviest
rainfall today could quickly see a return to life-threatening
flooding.

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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