Mercedes, TX (78570)

10:05 AM CDT on June 20, 2018 (GMT -0500)
Weslaco | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 69 ft 26.18 °N, 97.97 °W | Updated 2 hours ago

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73 °F
Feels Like 73 °F
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0
Wind Variable Wind from North

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 17.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:39 AM 8:26 PM
First Quarter, 52% visible
METAR KT65 201210Z AUTO 00000KT 1 1/4SM +TSRA 23/23 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS P0017 T02300225
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 1.2 miles
Clouds
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 17.05 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:39 AM 8:26 PM
First Quarter, 52% visible
METAR KT65 201210Z AUTO 00000KT 1 1/4SM +TSRA 23/23 A2976 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS P0017 T02300225

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 7:38 AM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... This is a flash flood emergency for southeast Hidalgo County...

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1115 am CDT for
southeastern Hidalgo County...

At 729 am CDT, Hidalgo County emergency management reported multiple
vehicles submerged under water due to heavy rainf from thunderstorms
over portions of southeast Hidalgo County. 4 to 6 inches of rain
have fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

This is a flash flood emergency for southeast 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, Elsa,
Palmhurst and north McAllen.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 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.

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.


Lat... Lon 2605 9807 2607 9808 2606 9813 2607 9813
      2605 9815 2607 9818 2606 9820 2610 9829
      2612 9827 2612 9828 2610 9830 2613 9833
      2629 9832 2636 9798 2606 9799 2607 9803
      2604 9807


Castillo


732 am CDT Wed Jun 20 2018

... This is a flash flood emergency for eastern Hidalgo and
northwest Cameron County...

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1030 am CDT for
southeastern Hidalgo and northwestern Cameron counties...

At 728 am CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy
rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is already occurring
across a large portion of the warned region. Numerous reports of
submerged cars along the frontage roads of I-2 from Mercedes to
Harlingen.

This is a flash flood emergency for southeast Hidalgo and northwest
Cameron counties. This is a particularly dangerous situation. Seek
higher ground now!

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Harlingen, Weslaco, San Benito, Mercedes, La Feria, Progreso,
Edcouch, Santa Rosa, Rio Hondo and La Villa.

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.

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.


Lat... Lon 2605 9786 2607 9786 2606 9787 2607 9789
      2606 9793 2607 9793 2605 9794 2606 9795
      2605 9797 2607 9799 2636 9798 2630 9757
      2608 9757 2605 9779 2606 9780 2605 9781
      2606 9782 2605 9783


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:51 AM CDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Thursday morning...

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, and southern Hidalgo.

* Through Thursday morning

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region through at least early Thursday
morning. This may result in additional rainfall of 3 to 5 inches
with isolated higher amounts of 5 to 7 inches or more.

* Heavy rainfall in a short period of time may 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 up to 3-4 feet.

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.



53-Schroeder


751 am CDT Wed Jun 20 2018

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect through Thursday morning...

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, and southern Hidalgo.

* Through Thursday morning

* widespread and slow moving moderate to heavy rainfall will
continue across the region through at least early Thursday
morning. This may result in additional rainfall of 3 to 5 inches
with isolated higher amounts of 5 to 7 inches or more.

* Heavy rainfall in a short period of time may 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 up to 3-4 feet.

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.



53-Schroeder