Heavy rainfall expected across SE Texas tonight through Monday afternoon. Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected to push throughout SE Texas ahead of and along a warm front approaching from the southwest. A flash flood watch may be needed this weekend. Please avoid areas with high water.
Widespread rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches are expected this weekend with isolated totals up to 8 to 10 inches in the heavier bands. Portions of SE Texas are in a Moderate Risk for excessive rainfall both Saturday and Sunday. A Flash Flood Watch may be issued this weekend. Please avoid areas with high water.
In addition to the heavy rainfall threat, some storms may become severe this weekend...particularly right along the coast. Primary threats include localized flash flooding, isolated tornadoes, gusty winds, and frequent lightning.
Tides will increase to around 3.2-3.8 feet above MLLW at high tide this evening and Saturday evening. This may cause waves to wash over dunes and impact portions of Hwy 87 on Bolivar and the Blue Water Highway in Brazoria County. A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect through Saturday morning. A Small Craft Advisory is in effect through Saturday morning for gusty winds and seas of 5 to 7 ft in nearshore waters and 7 to 11 ft offshore.