Flash Flood Emergency counties for the Houston Metropolitan Area. 6 to 11 inches of rain has fallen since 8 PM last evening. Significant and widespread flooding continues with numerous bayous and streams out of their banks. Several roads, including primary interstates, are flooded and impassable. Unless advised to evacuate by local emergency officials it is strongly advised you shelter in place until water recedes.

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FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
221 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

…FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR PORTIONS OF HARRIS AND FORT BEND
COUNTIES…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
HARRIS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS…
FORT BEND COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS…

* UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 220 AM CDT…RAIN GAUGES HAVE MEASURED BETWEEN 6 AND 11 INCHES
IN THIS AREA. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN AND SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING
ARE OCCURRING.

THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR PORTIONS OF HARRIS AND FORT
BEND COUNTIES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
PASADENA…SUGAR LAND…MISSOURI CITY…DEER PARK…ROSENBERG…
STAFFORD…SOUTH HOUSTON…BELLAIRE…WEST UNIVERSITY PLACE…
RICHMOND…GALENA PARK…JACINTO CITY…JERSEY VILLAGE…HUNTERS
CREEK VILLAGE…BUNKER HILL VILLAGE…PINEY POINT VILLAGE…
ASTRODOME AREA…SPRING VALLEY…GREATER FIFTH WARD AND FIRST
COLONY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS CONTINUES TO BE 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.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN.