Tropical storm Imelda will bring extreme amounts of rain to SE Texas
Tropical storm Imelda made landfall on the coast of southeast Texas today. While winds will be comparatively moderate, it will bring excessive torrential rainfall to parts of Texas. Flooding is expected!
TROPICAL UPDATE: NOAA’s #GOES16🛰️watched as #TropicalStormImelda made landfall at 1pm CDT today near Freeport, TX. @NHC_Atlantic says heavy #rainfall and #FlashFlooding will be a threat across coastal areas of #Texas and #Louisiana through Wednesday. #Txwx #Lawx pic.twitter.com/lhDc5EA4ns
— NOAA Satellites – Public Affairs (@NOAASatellitePA) September 17, 2019
High-res NAM model indicates large amounts of rainfall in the area in and around Houston. Over 8″ (200 mm) expected across the region, with locally up to 20″+ (500+ mm). Expect significant, locally intense flooding in these areas!