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CORRECTION: Flash Flood WARNING Continues in Fort Bend County for Saturday

Posted May 12, 2012 5:52:13 AM CDT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning until 8:30 A.M.

At 5:22 A.M. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area.  Up to 3.8 inches of rain has fallen at Mary’s Creek in the Pearland and Friendswood areas.  Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Some locations that will experience flooding include: League City, Texas City, Friendswood, Alvin, Dickinson, La Marque, Santa Fe, Bacliff, Hitchcock, Webster, Nassau Bay, Taylor Lake Village, El Lago, Manvel, Kemah, Bayou Vista, Clear Lake Shores, Arcola, Iowa Colony, Hillcrest, Liverpool, And Bonney.

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.

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