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POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE RITA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1118 PM CST WED NOV 30 2005

UPDATED SECTION H

A. WIND DATA...

   HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT...IAH...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 45 MPH AT 0130 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...340 DEGREES 61 MPH AT 0129 CDT SEP 24 2005

   HOUSTON HOBBY AIRPORT...HOU...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 44 MPH AT 0125 CDT SEP 24 2004
   PEAK GUST...340 DEGREES 55 MPH AT 0228 CDT SEP 24 2004

   GALVESTON...GLS...ASOS AND METAR
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 45 MPH AT 2042 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...360 DEGREES 62 MPH AT 1919 CDT SEP 23 2005

   GALVESTON ISLAND LOST ELECTRIC POWER AFTER 2042 CDT SEP 23.

   PALACIOS...PSX...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....330 DEGREES 28 MPH AT 0112 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...290 DEGREES 36 MPH AT 0253 CDT SEP 24 2005

   ANGLETON...LBX...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 32 MPH AT 2334 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...010 DEGREES 44 MPH AT 1751 CDT SEP 23 2005

   PEARLAND...LVJ...ASOS...
   2 MINUTE....360 DEGREES 38 MPH AT 2317 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...020 DEGREES 47 MPH AT 2255 CDT SEP 23 2005

   SUGARLAND...SGR...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 38 MPH AT 0250 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...330 DEGREES 51 MPH AT 0241 CDT SEP 24 2005

   TOMBALL...DWH...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....010 DEGREES 31 MPH AT 2045 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...010 DEGREES 44 MPH AT 2044 CDT SEP 23 2005

   CONROE...CXO...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....290 DEGREES 38 MPH AT 1119 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...300 DEGREES 55 MPH AT 1119 CDT SEP 24 2005

   COLLEGE STATION...CLL...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....300 DEGREES 36 MPH AT 1414 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...290 DEGREES 47 MPH AT 1407 CDT SEP 24 2005

   HUNTSVILLE...UTS...ASOS
   2 MINUTE....310 DEGREES 35 MPH AT 1144 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...290 DEGREES 47 MPH AT 1204 CDT SEP 24 2005

   MORGANS POINT (PORTS-NOAA/NOS)
   2 MINUTE....318 DEGREES 49 MPH AT 0336 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...323 DEGREES 74 MPH AT 0342 CDT SEP 24 2005

   EAGLE POINT (PORTS-NOAA/NOS)
   2 MINUTE....347 DEGREES 39 MPH AT 2142 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...348 DEGREES 55 MPH AT 2124 CDT SEP 23 2005

   PLEASURE PIER (PORTS-NOAA/NOS)
   2 MINUTE....313 DEGREES 47 MPH AT 0100 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...336 DEGREES 66 MPH AT 1000 CDT SEP 23 2005

   NORTH JETTY (PORTS-NOAA/NOS)
   2 MINUTE....001 DEGREES 59 MPH AT 2200 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...001 DEGREES 74 MPH AT 2200 CDT SEP 23 2005

   EAST MATAGORDA BAY (NOAA/NOS)
   2 MINUTE....334 DEGREES 26 MPH AT 2200 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...308 DEGREES 38 MPH AT 0100 CDT SEP 24 2005

   BUOY 42035 (20 NM EAST OF GALVESTON)
   2 MINUTE....320 DEGREES 63 MPH AT 2350 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...320 DEGREES 76 MPH AT 2350 CDT SEP 23 2005

   BUOY 42019 (60 NM SOUTH OF FREEPORT)
   2 MINUTE....340 DEGREES 36 MPH AT 0250 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...340 DEGREES 49 MPH AT 0250 CDT SEP 24 2005

   SH 36 AT BRAZOS (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....320 DEGREES 31 MPH AT 0300 CDT SEP 24 2005    
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX

   GALVESTON CAUSEWAY (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....337 DEGREES 46 MPH AT 1208 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...343 DEGREES 60 MPH AT 2155 CDT SEP 23 XXXX

   HARTMAN BRIDGE (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....348 DEGREES 47 MPH AT 0218 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...345 DEGREES 65 MPH AT 0205 CDT SEP 24 2005

   ROLLOVER PASS (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....016 DEGREES 58 MPH AT 0101 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX

   JAMAICA BEACH (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....033 DEGREES 28 MPH AT 0833 CDT SEP 23 2005
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX

   HWY 146 @ KEMAH
   2 MINUTE....011 DEGREES 44 MPH AT 0531 CDT SEP 242005    
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP 23 2005

   SAN JACINTO @ I-10 (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....275 DEGREES 50 MPH AT 0141 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...270 DEGREES 60 MPH AT 2341 CDT SEP 23 2005

   HARDY TOLL ROAD @ I-45
   2 MINUTE....351 DEGREES 39 MPH AT 0230 CDT SEP 24 2005    
   PEAK GUST...351 DEGREES 57 MPH AT 0317 CDT SEP 24 2005

   LOOP 610 @ SHIP CHANNEL (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....326 DEGREES 45 MPH AT 0400 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES 64 MPH AT 0435 CDT SEP 24 2005

   TRINITY RIVER @ US 90 (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....320 DEGREES 30 MPH AT 0600 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX

   HWY 290 @ HWY 6 (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....309 DEGREES 32 MPH AT 1126 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...330 DEGREES 48 MPH AT 0703 CDT SEP 24 2005


   HWY 35 @ BRAZOS (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....264 DEGREES 27 MPH AT 0337 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...270 DEGREES 42 MPH AT 0631 CDT SEP 24 2005

   US 59 @ PEACH CREEK (DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION)
   2 MINUTE....348 DEGREES 24 MPH AT 0157 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...350 DEGREES 42 MPH AT 0614 CDT SEP 24 XXXX

   LAKE CONROE
   2 MINUTE....354 DEGREES 56 MPH AT 0630 CDT SEP 24 2005
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES XX MPH AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX

   LAKE LIVINGSTON
   2 MINUTE....XXX DEGREES >62 MPH AT 0700 CDT SEP 24 2005    
   PEAK GUST...XXX DEGREES 117 MPH AT 0700 CDT SEP 24 2005



B. LOWEST PRESSURE...SEA LEVEL PRESSURE IN MILLIBARS

HOUSTON INTER. AIRPORT...IAH...988.1 MB AT 0547 CDT SEP 24 2005
HOUSTON HOBBY AIRPORT....HOU...988.8 MB AT 0327 CDT SEP 24 2005
GALVESTON SCHOLES FIELD..GLS...994.6 MB AT 2042 CDT SEP 23 2005**
ANGLETON.................LBX...992.9 MB AT 0449 CDT SEP 24 2005
PEARLAND.................LVJ...991.9 MB AT 2359 CDT SEP 23 2005
SUGARLAND................SGR...993.2 MB AT 0434 CDT SEP 24 2005
TOMBALL HOOKS AIRPORT....DWH...990.9 MB AT 0438 CDT SEP 24 2005
CONROE...................CXO...990.9 MB AT 1040 CDT SEP 24 2005
COLLEGE STATION..........CLL...997.3 MB AT 0920 CDT SEP 24 2005
HUNTSVILLE...............UTS...991.5 MB AT 0920 CDT SEP 24 2005
PALACIOS.................PSX...999.0 MB AT 0525 CDT SEP 24 2005
JAMAICA BEACH..........JBHT2...985.7 MB AT 0200 CDT SEP 24 2005

BUOY 42035..20 NM EAST OF GLS..972.3 MB AT 0150 CDT SEP 24 2005
BUOY 42019..60 NM S OF FREPRT..995.9 MB AT 0750 CDT SEP 23 2005

EAGLE POINT....................984.3 MB AT 0300 CDT SEP 24 2005
PLEASURE PIER..................983.5 MB AT 0300 CDT SEP 24 2005
MORGANS POINT..................982.9 MB AT 0442 CDT SEP 24 2005
NORTH JETTY....................979.9 MB AT 0300 CDT SEP 24 2005

**...LOWEST PRESSURE BEFORE ELECTRICAL OUTAGE ON GALVESTON ISLAND


C. RAINFALL...

MAX RAIN TOTALS IN 1, 6, 12, AND 24 HR PERIODS...TIMES IN CST


HOUSTON INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT...1 HR...0.20 IN AT 0100 CST SEP 24
                                   6 HR...0.62 IN AT 0500 CST SEP 24
                                  12 HR...0.84 IN AT 0800 CST SEP 24
                                  24 HR...0.87 IN AT 1400 CST SEP 24
                               FRIDAY RAINFALL (9/23).....0.17 IN
                               SATURDAY RAINFALL (9/24)...0.70 IN

HOUSTON HOBBY AIRPORT..............1 HR...0.21 IN AT 0100 CST SEP 24
                                   6 HR...0.58 IN AT 0600 CST SEP 24
                                  12 HR...0.89 IN AT 0800 CST SEP 24
                                  24 HR...0.92 IN AT 1000 CST SEP 24
                               FRIDAY RAINFALL (9/23).....0.20 IN
                               SATURDAY RAINFALL (9/24)...0.82 IN

GALVESTON SCHOLES FIELD............RAINFALL DATA NOT AVAILABLE...
     DUE TO ELECTRICAL POWER OUTAGE ON GALVESTON ISLAND...


SUGARLAND..........................1 HR...0.23 IN AT 0200 CST SEP 24
                                   6 HR...0.33 IN AT 0500 CST SEP 24
                                  12 HR...0.43 IN AT 1000 CST SEP 24
                                  24 HR...0.44 IN AT 1000 CST SEP 24
                               FRIDAY RAINFALL (9/23).....0.03 IN
                               SATURDAY RAINFALL (9/24)...0.41 IN


PEARLAND...........................1 HR...0.08 IN AT 2200 CST SEP 23
                                   6 HR...0.28 IN AT 0000 CST SEP 24
                                  12 HR...0.28 IN AT 0000 CST SEP 24
                                  24 HR...0.28 IN AT 0000 CST SEP 24
                               FRIDAY RAINFALL (9/23).....0.28 IN
                               SATURDAY RAINFALL (9/24)...0.00 IN


CONROE.............................1 HR...0.05 IN AT 2300 CST SEP 23
                                   6 HR...0.14 IN AT 0000 CST SEP 24
                                  12 HR...0.14 IN AT 0000 CST SEP 24
                                  24 HR...0.28 IN AT 1500 CST SEP 24
                               FRIDAY RAINFALL (9/23).....0.14 IN
                               SATURDAY RAINFALL (9/24)...0.13 IN
 CONROE ELECTRICAL POWER OUTAGE FROM 0000 TO 1100 CST SEP 24



NWS COOPERATIVE AND MESO NET RAINFALL REPORTS...24 HOUR RAIN TOTALS
ENDING AT 7AM TO 8AM ON FRIDAY SEP 23 2005...

    LOCATION                        RAINFALL

    PORT OF HOUSTON                   0.94
    HUNTSVILLE                        0.85
    HOUSTON HEIGHTS                   0.79
    LEAGUE CITY-HOU/GLS NWS           0.64
    DACUS                             0.48
    THOMPSONS                         0.42
    WEST COLUMBIA                     0.34
    CLODINE                           0.32
    RICHMOND                          0.27


NWS COOPERATIVE AND MESO NET RAINFALL REPORTS...24 HOUR RAIN TOTALS
ENDING AT 7AM TO 8AM ON SATURDAY SEP 24 2005...


    LOCATION                        RAINFALL

    NEW CANEY                         4.33
    ANAHUAC                           4.12
    CLEVELAND                         3.77
    WECHES                            2.49
    CROCKETT-8S                       2.00
    HOUSTON COUNTY OEM                1.89
    LATEXO                            1.78
    LOVELADY                          1.74
    GRAPELAND                         1.64
    LEAGUE CITY-HOU/GLS NWS           0.64
    CLEVELAND                         0.40
    DACUS                             0.36
    WEST COLUMBIA                     0.34
    CLODINE                           0.32

48 HOUR RAINFALL INCLUDING SEPTEMBER 23 AND 24 2005...
     LOCATION                     RAINFALL

     HWY 146 @ KEMAH                   1.57
     GALVESTON CAUSEWAY                1.34
     FRED HARTMAN BRIDGE               1.22
     NCET2...NEW CANEY @1485           4.25
     LSHT2...LUCE BAYOU @FM2100        5.98
     DMHT2...GUM GULLY @DIAMOND HEAD   2.91
     HCDT2...CEDAR BAYOU @US 290       3.70
     GCBT2...GOOSE CREEK @BAKER RD     2.44
     G00T2...GOOSE CREEK @SH 146       2.13
     JAMAICA BEACH (TXDOT)             1.26
     LAKE LIVINGSTON                   1.80
     US 59 @ PEACH CREEK               5.04
     SAN JACINTO RIVER @ I-10          1.42
     LOOP 610 @ SHIP CHANNEL           1.30
     TRINITY RIVER @ US 90             4.57
     ODRT2...OLD DANVILLE RD           2.60
     SDAT2...CANEY CREEK               3.27
     MWYT2...MIDWAY                    2.84
     WRCT2...WHITE ROCK                3.07
     FDYT2...FRIDAY                    3.78
     CHET2...CHITA                     3.94
     WYBT2...WYSER BLUFF               2.13
     RVRT2...RIVERSIDE                 1.70
     WDLT2...WOODLAKE                  4.33
     LSKT2...ONALASKA                  4.72
     HRMT2...HARMON CRK(NE HUNTSVILLE) 2.40
     WTDT2...POINT BLANK/WATERWOOD     3.19
     WCPT2...COLD SPRING/WOLF CREEK PK 3.51
     LIVT2...LONG KING CRK/LIVINGSTON  4.44
     LVDT2...LAKE LIVINGSTON           2.79
     JAMAICA BEACH (JBHT2)             1.33



D.  STORM SURGE...

    MAXIMUM TIDE READINGS...
EAGLE POINT....................3.67 FT MLLW AT 1000 CDT SEP 23 2005
MORGANS POINT..................3.04 FT MLLW AT 1000 CDT SEP 23 2005
PLEASURE PIER  ................4.69 FT MLLW AT 2200 CDT SEP 22 2005
NORTH JETTY....................3.98 FT MLLW AT 0500 CDT SEP 23 2005
SOUTH JETTY....................2.98 FT MLLW AT 0500 CDT SEP 23 2005
CLEAR CREEK @ SEABROOK.........3.23 FT MLLW AT 1100 CDT SEP 23 2005
PIER 21........................3.59 FT MLLW AT 1800 CDT SEP 23 2005
ROLLOVER PASS..................4.58 FT MLLW AT 1100 CDT SEP 24 2005
EAST MATAGORDA BAY.............4.53 FT MLLW AT 2300 CDT SEP 23 2005
JAMAICA BEACH..................X.XX FT MLLW AT XXXX CDT SEP XX XXXX
BATTLESHIP TEXAS STATE PARK....3.21 FT MLLW AT 1100 CDT SEP 23 2005
MANCHESTER HOUSTON.............3.38 FT MLLW AT 1000 CDT SEP 23 2005

E.  BEACH EROSION...MODERATE BEACH EROSION OCCURRED FROM FREEPORT TO
    HIGH ISLAND. MANY BEACH HOUSES ALONG THE WEST END OF GALVESTON ISLAND
    AND SURFSIDE IN BRAZORIA COUNTY ARE TOTALLY ON THE BEACH IN FRONT OF
    THE DUNES. LARGE GEO TUBES ALONG PORTIONS OF THE WEST END OF GALVESTON
    ISLAND AND ALSO ALONG PORTIONS OF BOLIVAR PENINSULA DID REDUCE
    EROSION IN AREAS WHERE THEY WERE INSTALLED.

F.  FLOODING...MOST FLOODING WAS DUE TO HIGH TIDES ALONG GALVESTON
    ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA. MOST OF THIS FLOODING ACTUALLY
    OCCURRED AFTER LANDFALL AS WATER IN GALVESTON BAY WAS PUSHED
    SOUTH OUT OF THE BAY ONTO THE NORTH FACING SHORES OF GALVESTON
    ISLAND AND BOLIVAR PENINSULA. TIDES REMAINED HIGH ON SATURDAY ON
    BOLIVAR PENINSULA AS STRONG WESTERLY WINDS PUSHED WATER INTO EAST
    BAY. NO SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OCCURRED DUE TO HEAVY RAIN.

G.  TORNADOES...NONE REPORTED

H.  STORM EFFECTS...

     ALL OF THE ASSOCIATED EFFECTS OF HURRICANE RITA RESULTED IN 3   
     DIRECT FATALITIES...3 INJURIES AND $159.5 MILLION IN PROPERTY   
     AND CROP DAMAGE. IN ADDITION...THE MASSIVE EVACUATION RESULTED  
     IN AT LEAST 49 INDIRECT FATALITIES...MOSTLY DUE TO EXCESSIVE    
     HEAT AND THE TRANSPORTATION OF THE ELDERLY OUT OF HARM'S WAY.
     
     HARRIS COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE SUSTAINED WINDS WITH GUSTS
     NEAR 60 MPH CAUSED NUMEROUS TREES TO BE BLOWN DOWN RESULTING IN
     WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES THAT LASTED FOR 6 DAYS IN SOME AREAS OF
     OF THE COUNTY. ROOF...FENCE...SIGN AND GLASS DAMAGE ESTIMATES   
     WAS AROUND $90 MILLION. THE GREATEST LOSS WAS TO INVENTORY      
     SPOILAGE OF FOOD DUE TO POWER OUTAGES. THERE WERE AT LEAST 34   
     INDIRECT FATALITIES BEFORE...DURING AND AFTER HURRICANE RITA.   
     THE MAJORITY OF THESE FATALITIES OCCURRED DURING THE EVACUATION 
     PRIOR TO RITA AND WERE THE RESULT OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND         
     TRANSPORTING THE ELDERLY.

     BRAZORIA COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE SUSTAINED WINDS WITH GUSTS
     NEAR 50 MPH CAUSED SOME TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES FOR A COUPLE
     OF DAYS. MINOR DAMAGE WAS REPORTED IN SURFSIDE TO ROADS AND A   
     FEW HOMES. TOTAL DAMAGE WAS AROUND $500,000.

     GALVESTON COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE SUSTAINED WINDS WITH    
     GUSTS TO HURRICANE FORCE WERE REPORTED ACROSS THE COUNTY...      
     ESPECIALLY ON THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA. NUMEROUS POWER POLES AND   
     ROAD SIGNS WERE BLOWN DOWN ON BOLIVAR. MANY OF THE BEACH HOMES  
     RECEIVED ROOF DAMAGE. NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWN WITH SMALL       
     STRUCTURE DAMAGE ON HIGH ISLAND. POWER WAS OUT TO MOST OF THE   
     COUNTY ON SATURDAY. IN GALVESTON'S HISTORIC DISTRICT...A LARGE  
     BRICK-COVERED SIDE OF A THREE-STORY BUILDING COLLAPSED          
     AND THREE OTHER BUILDINGS CAUGHT FIRE AND WERE DESTROYED DURING 
     THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM. THERE WERE THREE DIRECTLY              
     RELATED INJURIES. A 30-YEAR-OLD WOMAN SUFFERED SEVERE BURNS IN  
     THE FIRE AND TWO FIREFIGHTERS HAD MINOR INJURIES. SMALL         
     STRUCTURE...DOCK AND PIER DAMAGE ALONG WITH DOWNED POWER LINES  
     OCCURRED ACROSS GALVESTON ISLAND. TOTAL DAMAGE ACROSS THE       
     COUNTY WAS AROUND $15 MILLION.
     
     CHAMBERS COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH GUSTS         
     IN EXCESS OF HURRICANE FORCE WERE OBSERVED. DAMAGE CONSISTED    
     OF DOWNED TREES...DESTROYED METAL BUILDINGS AND AWNINGS AND     
     DOWNED POWER POLES. ONE FRAME BUILDING NEAR WINNIE RECEIVED     
     MAJOR DAMAGE. POWER WAS OUT THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY FOR UP TO     
     SEVEN DAYS. TOTAL DAMAGE ACROSS THE COUNTY WAS AROUND $8        
     MILLION. ONE INDIRECT FATALITY OCCURRED IN THE COUNTY.

     LIBERTY COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH GUSTS IN       
     EXCESS OF HURRICANE FORCE WERE OBSERVED. DAMAGE                 
     CONSISTED OF DOWNED TREES...DESTROYED METAL BUILDINGS AND       
     AWNINGS AND DOWNED POWER POLES. POWER WAS OUT THROUGHOUT THE    
     COUNTY FOR UP TO SEVEN DAYS. TOTAL DAMAGE ACROSS THE COUNTY WAS 
     AROUND $7 MILLION. THERE WERE TWO DIRECT FATALITIES. IN         
     HARDIN...A MAN AND A WOMAN WERE KILLED WHEN A TREE FELL ON THE  
     HOME THEY WERE SLEEPING IN.

     POLK AND SAN JACINTO COUNTIES...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH 
     GUST TO NEAR HURRICANE FORCE WERE OBSERVED. WIDESPREAD TREES    
     WERE DOWN WITH MANY TREES TAKING DOWN POWER LINES. SOME TREES   
     FELL ONTO HOMES AND CAUSED CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE. WIDESPREAD      
     POWER OUTAGES WERE OBSERVED ACROSS BOTH COUNTIES. LAKE          
     LIVINGSTON DAM REPORTED A WIND GUST OF 117 MPH AROUND 530 AM    
     SATURDAY MORNING. THIS WIND SENSOR WAS ON THE DAM AND THE       
     WIND WAS BLOWING ACROSS THE LAKE. WITH THE REDUCED FRICTION     
     ACROSS THE LAKE'S SURFACE...THIS WIND GUST REPORT IS            
     REASONABLE. THE STRONG WIND BLOWING ALONG THE LAKE CREATED A    
     STORM SURGE OF APPROXIMATELY 1.5 FEET AT THE DAM. THIS HIGH     
     WATER AND THE WAVE ACTION DAMAGED THE DAM WHICH REQUIRED        
     EMERGENCY RELEASES FROM THE LAKE TO STABILIZE THE DAM. THE      
     DAMAGE AROUND POLK COUNTY WAS AROUND $23 MILLION WITH $20       
     MILLION OF THAT BEING DAMAGE TO THE DAM AT LAKE LIVINGSTON.     
     DAMAGE IN SAN JACINTO COUNTY WAS ESTIMATED AT $10 MILLION.      
     THERE WAS ONE DIRECT FATALITY IN SAN JACINTO COUNTY. A          
     THREE-YEAR-OLD FEMALE WAS KILLED INSTANTLY BY A TREE FALLING ON  
     HER HOME IN POINT BLANK.

     HOUSTON AND TRINITY COUNTIES...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH  
     GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH WERE OBSERVED. NUMEROUS TREES WERE DOWN    
     RESULTING IN NUMEROUS POWER OUTAGES. ONE HEAT RELATED INDIRECT  
     DEATH OCCURRED IN HOUSTON COUNTY DURING THE EVACUATION. TOTAL   
     DAMAGE FOR BOTH HOUSTON AND TRINITY COUNTIES WAS NEAR $2        
     MILLION.

     MONTGOMERY COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH GUSTS TO    
     NEAR HURRICANE FORCE WERE OBSERVED. DAMAGE WAS MAINLY TO        
     FENCES...ROOFS AND MOBILE HOMES AND TOTALED APPROXIMATELY $2.5  
     MILLION. THERE WERE 13 INDIRECT FATALITIES. TEN OF THE DEATHS   
     WERE EVACUATION RELATED WHILE 3 DEATHS WERE CARBON MONOXIDE     
     POISONING WITH NO ELECTRICITY IN THE HOME.   

     WALKER COUNTY...TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS WITH GUSTS TO NEAR   
     HURRICANE FORCE WERE OBSERVED. DAMAGE WAS MAINLY TO             
     FENCES...ROOFS AND MOBILE HOMES AND TOTALED APPROXIMATELY       
     $1.5 MILLION.

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