PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1211 PM CST THU JAN 10 2013

              ...2013 OFF TO A WET START...

THE FIRST TEN DAYS OF 2013 HAVE BEEN RATHER WET. SEVERAL
COMMUNITIES INCLUDING GALVESTON...WHARTON...MADISONVILLE AND
COLLEGE STATION HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED MORE RAIN IN THE FIRST TEN
DAYS OF THE MONTH THAN IS TYPICALLY RECEIVED FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH.
THE LATEST RAIN EVENT PRODUCED A SWATH OF FOUR TO FIVE INCHES OF
RAIN FROM LAKE SOMERVILLE TO MADISONVILLE AND AND ANOTHER FOUR TO
FIVE INCH SWATH OF RAIN FELL FROM NEAR RICHMOND TO NEAR KATY. MOST
OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS AVERAGED BETWEEN TWO AND THREE INCHES OF RAIN
FOR THIS EVENT. THE COMMUNITY THAT HAS RECEIVED THE MOST RAIN THUS
FAR IN JANUARY IS GALVESTON WITH 6.72 INCHES OF RAIN.

BELOW ARE TWO DAY (JAN 8-9) AND MONTH TO DATE RAINFALL TOTALS FOR
SOME LOCATIONS ACROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS:

LOCATION                 1/8-1/9      JANUARY      JANUARY
                                                   DEPARTURE

CITY OF HOUSTON (IAH)    1.60         2.57         +1.63
HOUSTON HOBBY            1.98         2.75         +1.68
GALVESTON                1.92         6.72         +5.51
COLLEGE STATION          4.10         4.80         +3.88
CONROE                   3.57         4.11         +3.28
HUNTSVILLE               2.13         2.39         +1.33
TOMBALL (DWH)            4.29         5.17         +4.29
SUGARLAND                2.26         3.10         +2.25
PEARLAND (LVJ)           3.09         3.91         +2.87
ANGLETON                 2.35         2.53         +1.20
PALACIOS                 2.28         2.51         +1.57
NWS HGX                  2.79         4.41         +3.11

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CO-OP SITES:

LOCATION                 1/8-1/9      JANUARY      JANUARY
                                                   DEPARTURE

ANAHUAC                  2.69         5.61         +4.15
BELLVILLE                2.45         2.99         +1.90
BRENHAM                  3.11         3.58         +2.42
CLEVELAND                2.91         4.99         +3.62
CROCKETT                 3.13         4.01         +2.75
DANEVANG                 2.89         4.40         +3.25
EDNA                     1.13         1.88         +0.89
EL CAMPO                 1.98         2.53         +1.54
FREEPORT                 2.61         4.85         +3.47
HOU-WESTBURY             1.84         3.64         +2.32
KATY                     1.95         2.61         +1.54
MADISONVILLE             4.51         5.59         +4.30
MATAGORDA                2.40         2.89         +1.64
NEW CANEY                1.98         3.58         +2.37
RICHMOND                 3.02         4.07         +2.93
SOMERVILLE               3.39         4.03         +3.03
WHARTON                  3.53         4.32         +3.20
WEST COLUMBIA            2.20         3.07         NA

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OTHER LOCATIONS    1/8-1/9

PORT BOLIVAR                5.00
3.5 E FULSHEAR              4.27
1.6 W SNOOK                 4.15
CALDWELL                    4.09
TUNIS                       4.06
BAYOU VISTA                 3.44
1 NW EL CAMPO               3.29
8.1 NE SOMERVILLE           3.24
3.1 NE WHARTON              3.19
6 SE KATY                   2.95
1 SE EDNA                   2.82
2.9 ESE BRYAN               2.73
10 NNW HEMPSTEAD            2.51

ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL CROSS SOUTHEAST TEXAS OVER THE WEEKEND.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO AVERAGE BETWEEN 0.50 AND 1.00
INCHES WITH THIS NEXT FRONT.

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