Flash Flood Watch issued October 19 at 3:18PM CDT until October 22 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS Brownsville
Brooks; Coastal Cameron; Coastal Kenedy; Coastal Willacy; Inland Cameron; Inland Kenedy; Inland Willacy; Northern Hidalgo; Southern Hidalgo
...Heavy rainfall beginning Saturday may lead to minor flooding...
.A re-enforcing cold front will combine with a low pressure
coastal trough and an increase in tropical moisture to produce
occasional heavy rainfall Saturday night through Monday morning.
Increasing lift from the front and mid level disturbances rotating
around high pressure over the Gulf and an upper level low over
the Desert Southwest are expected to move over South Texas
enhancing showers and thunderstorms. Soils remain moderately
saturated from recent September and October rains and additional
heavy persistent rainfall could cause areas to flood quickly.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of Deep South Texas, including
the following areas, Brooks, Coastal Cameron, Coastal Kenedy,
Coastal Willacy, Inland Cameron, Inland Kenedy, Inland
Willacy, Northern Hidalgo, and Southern Hidalgo.
* From Saturday evening through Monday morning
* Slow moving heavy showers and thunderstorms producing rainfall
amount of 2 to 4 inches with locally higher amounts.
* Low-lying and poorly-draining areas as well as urban locations
could see flooding on roads and streets with water depth of
several feet. Heavy rainfall in a short period of time will
cause street and creeks to overflow. Driving may be difficult
to impossible, and motorists are urged to find alternative
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.