09/16/14 – Areal Flood Advisory In Affect

The National Weather Service in League City has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for… Harris County in southeastern Texas…

* until 615 PM CDT

* at 407 PM CDT…Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in the advisory area. So far 1 to 2 inches of rain have fallen. Area rain gauges have reported 1.4 to 1.9 inches of rain in 30 minutes mainly near east of Katy to Meyerland. Hourly rain rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour will be possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include… Pasadena…Baytown…La Porte…Deer Park…South Houston… Bellaire…West University Place…Katy…Galena Park…Jacinto City…Webster…Hunters Creek Village…Bunker Hill Village… Piney Point Village…Clear Lake…Fourth Ward…greater Third Ward…greater Eastwood…second Ward and neartown / Montrose.

Additional rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is expected over the area. This additional rain will make minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in urban areas…highways…streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.

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