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Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:52 AM CDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash flood emergency for south-central Hidalgo County...

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Hidalgo County in deep south Texas...

* until 145 PM CDT.

* At 1045 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. 5 to 7 inches of rain have fallen.
Flash flooding is already occurring. Emergency management
officials continue to report water rescues in the warning area and
additional water rescues are likely to continue. The public has
reported flooding in homes and buildings in the Edinburg area.

This is a flash flood emergency for south-central Hidalgo County.
This is a particularly dangerous situation. Seek higher ground now!

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Edinburg, mission, Pharr, San Juan, Alamo, Donna, Hidalgo,
Palmview, Penitas and Sullivan City.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

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

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 Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.


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Castillo



115 am CDT Thu Jun 21 2018

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has extended the

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

* until 130 PM CDT Thursday.

* At 113 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will maintain or worsen existing flooding.
Up to 22 inches of rain has already fallen within the warned
area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Harlingen, 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.

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

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.


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Tomaselli


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:52 AM CDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

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 this evening

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region until sunset this evening. This
scenario will result in additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches
with isolated higher amounts of 2 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 of several feet. Locations that have seen the
heaviest rainfall 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.




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:52 AM CDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

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 this evening

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region until sunset this evening. This
scenario will result in additional rainfall of 1 to 3 inches
with isolated higher amounts of 2 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 of several feet. Locations that have seen the
heaviest rainfall 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.