Excessive Rainfall Possible in Multiple Spots, While Heat Lingers and Builds in Other Areas

A ridge of high pressure, that brought Summer-Heat to the Midwest/East over the weekend, is attempting to survive from the Mid MS Valley to Southeast. Around this ridge, several spots will be vulnerable for intense excessive rainfall. A constant surge of Tropical Moisture inundates the TX Gulf Coast and a system will relocate from the northern to central Plains to interact with a Midwest front.
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Last Update: 1018 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018

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Houston, TX Local Forecast Office

42NM SSE Galveston TX

Marine Zone Forecast


...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
Synopsis: A slow moving and weakly organized tropical wave will continue to bring strong winds and elevated seas to the region through the next couple of days. Periods of showers and thunderstorms will continue continue into Wednesday, with heavy rainfall and gusty winds in the strongest storms. Small Craft Advisories for offshore areas, along with caution wording for the bays and inlets, will remain in effect.

Today
Southeast winds 15 to 25 knots. Seas 6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 9 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.
Tonight
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet. Showers likely and isolated thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.
Wednesday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Isolated thunderstorms in the morning. A chance of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the morning. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Southeast winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Thursday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Friday Night
South winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet.
Saturday
South winds around 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet.
Saturday Night
South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet.
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Last Update: 1018 AM CDT Tue Jun 19 2018
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