PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
218 PM CDT THU JUL 12 2012

 ...HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS THE LAST TWO DAYS...

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL HAS FALLEN ACROSS AREAS MAINLY SOUTH OF A LAKE
SOMERVILLE TO HUNTSVILLE TO GROVETON LINE SINCE TUESDAY NIGHT.
AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE HAS BEEN NEARLY STATIONARY
OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS THIS WEEK AND RICH GULF MOISTURE HAS BEEN
FEEDING NORTH INTO THE AREA. THIS MOISTURE COLLIDED WITH A SLOW
MOVING FRONT AND THE UPPER LEVEL TROUGH TO PRODUCE THE HEAVY
RAINFALL.

BELOW ARE RAINFALL TOTALS ACROSS THE AREA:
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COLLEGE STATION    0.95
HUNTSVILLE         1.10
CONROE             8.89
HOOKS AIRPORT      6.63
BUSH AIRPORT       2.72
HOBBY AIRPORT      3.05
SUGARLAND          4.79
PEARLAND           4.01
PALACIOS           2.54
ANGLETON           2.81
GALVESTON          2.76

ALSO OF NOTE A THUNDERSTORM WITH INTENSE RAINFALL RATES MOVED THROUGH
THE CONROE AREA PRODUCING 4.38" OF RAINFALL IN A TWO HOUR PERIOD FROM
3 TO 5 AM THIS MORNING AT LONE STAR EXECUTIVE AIRPORT (KCXO).

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SOME OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE HOUSTON REGION COURTESY OF THE
HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT:
................................ TOTALS 24HR....48 HR...
LITTLE MOUND CREEK AT MATHIS ROAD       10.20   13.96
CYPRESS CREEK AT KATY/HOCKLEY RD        9.48    13.00
SPRING CREEK AT HEGAR RD                8.52    12.52
SPRING CREEK AT SH-249                  8.16    11.00
LITTLE CYPRESS CREEK AT CYP/ROSEHILL    8.08    11.64
SPRING CREEK AT KUYKENDAHL RD           7.76    10.36
BUFFALO BAYOU AT MILAM ST               2.96     3.68
CYPRESS CREEK AT SH-290                 6.80    10.60


MESONET SITES 24HR TOTALS
FRELSBURG     4.78
COLUMBUS      4.29
COLDSPRING    4.20
CLEVELAND     3.72
DAYTON        3.17
ATTWATER      2.84
MISSOURI CITY 2.64
LIVINGSTON    2.56
BAYTOWN       2.44
EDNA          1.68

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