Flash Flood Watch for Jackson, TX, Colorado, TX
Including the cities of Bay City, Columbus, Eagle Lake, Edna,
El Campo, Palacios, Pierce, Weimar, and Wharton
438 PM CDT Thu Aug 24 2017
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT FRIDAY THROUGH
The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
* Portions of Southeast Texas and southeast Texas…including
the following counties…in Southeast Texas…Jackson. In
southeast Texas…Colorado…Matagorda and Wharton.
* From 4 AM CDT Friday through Monday morning
* Rainfall from Harvey will cause devastating and life-
threatening flooding as a prolonged heavy rain and flash flood
threat is expected to occur. Rainfall rates of 4 inches per hour
or more will lead to flash flooding as rain squalls from Harvey
begin to become more numerous Friday morning along the coast and
then spread inland Friday night and Saturday. Periods of heavy
rainfall are then expected from Harvey or its remnants through
* It is possible that additional Southeast Texas counties will be
added to the Flash Flood Watch as this event unfolds, and the
Flash Flood Watch itself could be extended beyond Monday
* It is possible that additional Southeast Texas counties will
be added to the Flash Flood Watch as this event unfolds, and
the Flash Flood Watch itself could be extended beyond Sunday
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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