Wharton, TX

11:54 AM CST on January 22, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Orchard | | Change Station

Elev 131 ft 29.35 °N, 96.15 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
68.5 °F
Feels Like 68.5 °F
N
20.2
Wind Variable Wind from West

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:17 AM 5:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KARM 221735Z AUTO 30026G32KT 10SM CLR 19/04 A2972 RMK AO2 T01850043
Pressure 29.72 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 34%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:17 AM 5:54 PM
Waning Crescent, 25% visible
METAR KARM 221735Z AUTO 30026G32KT 10SM CLR 19/04 A2972 RMK AO2 T01850043

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Flood Warning
Issued: 8:49 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning extended until late Tuesday night... the Flood Warning continues
for
the San Bernard River near Boling
* until late Tuesday night... or until the warning is canceled.
* At 0831 am Sunday the stage was 26.3 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet. Moderate flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Tuesday
afternoon.
* At 27.0 feet... there is widespread moderate lowland flooding upstream from the
gage with significant backwater flooding up west Bernard creek and Peach Creek
in Wharton County and low lying areas in the El Lobo subdivision are
threatened. Backwater flooding up Snake Creek in Fort Bend County threatens
low areas in the tierra grande subdivision.


Lat... Lon 2940 9592 2930 9584 2913 9566 2913 9577 2930 9595 2940 9605



                     flood observed forecast 6 am
location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed Thu

San Bernard River
Boling 18 26.3 sun 09 am 24.0 19.7 15.6 13.6




Wind Advisory
Issued: 4:33 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 5 PM
CST this afternoon...

* event... west to northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts in
excess of 35 mph.

* Timing... from Sunday morning through the mid afternoon hours.

* Impact... strong winds over more saturated grounds will
increase the chance for downed trees. Light weight lawn items
will be tossed about. East or west traveling traffic will be
buffeted by high winds.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Drivers of vans... campers... trailers... and other high-profile
vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds...
especially when driving along east to west oriented roads.





Gale Warning
Issued: 9:37 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Gale Warning remains in effect until 9 PM CST this evening...

* winds... west to northwest 25 to 35 knots with gusts near 45 knots.

* Seas... 5 to 8 feet nearshore and 10 to 14 feet offshore.
         Bay waters rough to very rough.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.




Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 9:57 AM CST Jan. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect for parts of southeast Texas
through 5 PM...

.Strong west to northwest winds in the wake of a cold front and
will persist through the afternoon. Winds will occasionally gust
to near 40 mph at time. These wind speeds coupled with relative
humidity values between 25 and 35 percent will produce elevated to
critical fire weather conditions this afternoon.

The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
red flag warning... which is in effect until 5 PM CST this
afternoon.

* Affected counties... Burleson... Washington... Colorado...
Austin... Wharton... Jackson... Matagorda.

* Wind... west to northwest 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts
exceeding 40 miles per hour at times.

* Humidity... between 25 and 35 percent.

* Highest threat... Colorado... Austin and Jackson counties.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures will
create explosive fire growth potential.