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Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:26 PM CDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 530 PM CDT for
northern La Porte County...

At 423 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated the thunderstorms that
prompted the Flash Flood Warning have weakened. However... additional
showers and thunderstorms may impact the warning area through 530 PM
CDT. Radar estimates that some locations picked up over 3 inches of
rain in a short period of time.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
La Porte... Westville... Byron... Pinola... Otis... Pinhook and rolling
prarie.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4164 8693 4170 8653 4165 8653 4165 8649
      4160 8649 4148 8693


Fisher


309 PM CDT Fri Jul 29 2016

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 500 PM CDT for northwestern La Porte County...

At 306 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated that thunderstorms continue
to develop across portions of northwestern La Porte County. The
heaviest rainfall has shifted to along a line from Westville to La
Porte where a Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 530 PM CDT.
Locations to the north of this line may still see water on roads and
in low areas through the remainder of the afternoon.

Additional showers and thunderstorms are possible into this evening
and could add to flooding concerns.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.


Lat... Lon 4176 8675 4170 8658 4155 8693 4169 8693


Fisher



Special Statement

Statement as of 1:01 PM CDT on July 29, 2016

Expires 10:15 PM EDT on July 29, 2016


... Funnel clouds possible this afternoon...

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of funnel
clouds... associated with rain showers and thunderstorms across the
area. These funnel clouds normally protrude a few hundred feet
downward from the parent cloud... rotate or spin like a top... and
last a few minutes before dissipating.

These funnel clouds rarely touch the ground and typically do not
pose any sort of hazard. The atmospheric conditions these funnels
are developing in do not support strong or damaging tornadoes.
However... on extremely rare occasions these funnels can briefly
touch the ground and produce minimal if any damage.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation.Please forward reports of funnel sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.


Mcd

201 PM EDT Fri Jul 29 2016 /101 PM CDT Fri Jul 29 2016/

... Funnel clouds possible this afternoon...

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of funnel
clouds... associated with rain showers and thunderstorms across the
area. These funnel clouds normally protrude a few hundred feet
downward from the parent cloud... rotate or spin like a top... and
last a few minutes before dissipating.

These funnel clouds rarely touch the ground and typically do not
pose any sort of hazard. The atmospheric conditions these funnels
are developing in do not support strong or damaging tornadoes.
However... on extremely rare occasions these funnels can briefly
touch the ground and produce minimal if any damage.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation.Please forward reports of funnel sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.


Mcd


201 PM EDT Fri Jul 29 2016 /101 PM CDT Fri Jul 29 2016/

... Funnel clouds possible this afternoon...

Atmospheric conditions are favorable for the development of funnel
clouds... associated with rain showers and thunderstorms across the
area. These funnel clouds normally protrude a few hundred feet
downward from the parent cloud... rotate or spin like a top... and
last a few minutes before dissipating.

These funnel clouds rarely touch the ground and typically do not
pose any sort of hazard. The atmospheric conditions these funnels
are developing in do not support strong or damaging tornadoes.
However... on extremely rare occasions these funnels can briefly
touch the ground and produce minimal if any damage.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation.Please forward reports of funnel sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.


Mcd


Local Storm Report



07/29/2016 0320 PM

La Porte, La Porte County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Time estimated from radar.





07/29/2016 0320 PM

La Porte, La Porte County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Time estimated from radar.





07/29/2016 0220 PM

La Porte, La Porte County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Time estimated from radar.





07/29/2016 0220 PM

La Porte, La Porte County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Time estimated from radar.





07/29/2016 0355 PM

2 miles SW of La Porte, La Porte County.

Flood, reported by cocorahs.


            Water coming into basement. 1.25 inches of
            rain in 20 minutes.





07/29/2016 0355 PM

2 miles SW of La Porte, La Porte County.

Flood, reported by cocorahs.


            Water coming into basement. 1.25 inches of
            rain in 20 minutes.





07/29/2016 0347 PM

Westville, La Porte County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            1-3 inches of water covering the roads.





07/29/2016 0347 PM

Westville, La Porte County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            1-3 inches of water covering the roads.



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