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POST TROPICAL CYCLONE REPORT...HURRICANE LAURA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
552 PM CDT WED SEP 2 2020


NOTE: THE DATA SHOWN HERE ARE PRELIMINARY....AND SUBJECT TO UPDATES
AND CORRECTIONS AS APPROPRIATE.

THIS REPORT INCLUDES EVENTS OCCURRING WHEN WATCHES AND/OR WARNINGS
WERE IN EFFECT...OR WHEN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING ASSOCIATED WITH LAURA
OR ITS REMNANTS WAS AFFECTING THE AREA.

COUNTIES INCLUDED...BRAZORIA...CHAMBERS...FORT BEND...GALVESTON...
GRIMES...HARRIS...HOUSTON...LIBERTY...MADISON...MONTGOMERY...POLK...
SAN JACINTO...TRINITY...WALKER...WALLER

 

 


A. LOWEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE/MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS AND PEAK GUSTS
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METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IS 10 METERS AND WIND AVERAGING IS 2 MINUTES
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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KCXO-CONROE/MONTGOMERY COUNTY AIRPORT
30.36 -95.41  1003.6  27/0853   070/020  26/2036   070/033 26/2036  

KGLS-GALVESTON SCHOLES FIELD
29.27 -94.87  1002.4  27/0552   350/023  27/0215   350/032 27/0215  

REMARKS: HAD NO WIND GUSTS TO TROPICAL STORM FORCE AT METAR SITES.
DID ENTER TWO THAT CAME CLOSE.


NON-METAR OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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XGPR-GALVESTON FISHING PIER TX
29.25 -94.85                    090/031  26/1800   090/034 26/1800  
                                    12

XGAL-GALVESTON BAY TX
29.54 -94.91                    098/031  26/1820   091/037 26/1819  
                                     5

XCRB-CRAB LAKE
29.47 -94.61                    325/036  27/0451   352/042 27/0335  
                                    20

REMARKS: DID HAVE THESE WEATHERFLOW SITES REACH TS FORCE GUSTS AND
SUSTAINED ALTHOUGH SOME SENSORS NOT STANDARD.


B. MARINE OBSERVATIONS...
NOTE: ANEMOMETER HEIGHT IN METERS AND WIND AVERAGING PERIOD IN
MINUTES INDICATED UNDER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WIND IF KNOWN
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LOCATION  ID    MIN    DATE/     MAX      DATE/     PEAK    DATE/
LAT  LON        PRES   TIME      SUST     TIME      GUST    TIME
DEG DECIMAL     (MB)   (UTC)     (KT)     (UTC)     (KT)    (UTC)
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42035 - BUOY 20 MILES EAST OF GALVESTON (NDBC) - TX
29.24 -94.41  997.9   27/0350   VRB/037  27/0217   VRB/045 27/0210  
                                   3.8

HIST2 - HIGH ISLAND (TCOON) - TX
29.60 -94.39  996.6   27/0612   323/028  27/0554   310/036 27/0642  
                                   9.1

RLOT2 - ROLLOVER PASS (TCOON) - TX
29.52 -94.51  998.7   27/0618   340/032  27/0454   085/040 26/1742  
                                  10.7

GNJT2 - GALVESTON NORTH JETTY (TCOON) - TX
29.36 -94.72  999.6   27/0618   030/030  27/0200   027/026 27/0136  
                                  11.9

NCHT2 - MANCHESTER (TCOON) - TX
29.73 -95.26  1002.7  27/0630   063/019  26/2048   063/025 26/2048  
                                   4.6

MGPT2 - MORGANS POINT (NOS) - TX
29.69 -94.98  1001.6  27/0636   057/025  26/2142   059/031 26/2148  
                                   7.3

EPTT2 - EAGLE POINT (NOS) - TX
29.49 -94.91  1001.2  27/0630   039/025  27/0042   099/031 26/1824  
                                   7.9

GTOT2 - GALVESTON PIER 21 (NOS) - TX
29.32 -94.79  1001.4  27/0624   325/020  27/0542   001/029 27/0406  
                                  11.6

GRRT2-GALVESTON RR BDGE, TX TCOON
29.30 -94.90  1001.5  27/0612   045/026  26/2248   049/032 27/0018  
                                  10.7

LUIT2-SAN LUIS PASS, TX TCOON
29.08 -95.12  1004.5  27/0554   034/026  26/2036   029/031 26/2112  
                                   7.6

FPST2-FREEPORT SPIP, FREEPORT HARBOR
28.94 -95.29  1002.8  27/0042   024/026  26/2242   018/032 26/2154  
                                   3.4

SGNT2-SARGENT, TX TCOON
28.77 -95.62  1003.5  26/2354   046/018  26/1736   042/025 26/1848  
                                   8.5

EMAT2-EAST MATAGORDA, TX TCOON
28.71 -95.91  1003.9  26/2342   029/020  26/2148   029/024 26/2148  
                                   7.9

MBET2-MATAGORDA BAY ENTNCE CHNL, TX NOS
28.42 -96.33  1003.5  26/2318   102/019  26/1724   088/023 26/1736  
                                  10.4

REMARKS: 


C. STORM TOTAL RAINFALL FROM 0000 UTC SEP 02 UNTIL 0000 UTC SEP 02
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CITY/TOWN                    COUNTY               ID         RAINFALL
LAT LON                                                       (IN)   
DEG DECIMAL
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D. INLAND FLOODING...
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E. MAXIMUM OBSERVED WATER LEVEL (WL)...
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ID     CITY/TOWN       COUNTY     STATE  WL  DATUM  DATE/   SOURCE        
       OR LOCATION                      (FT)        TIME
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MGPT2  MORGANS POINT   HARRIS       TX  2.43 MHHW   27/1412 NOS     
29.6817  -94.9850

NCHT2  MANCHESTER      HARRIS       TX  2.48 MHHW   27/1424 NOS     
29.7262  -95.2658

HIST2  HIGH ISLAND     GALVESTON    TX  2.90 MHHW   27/1342 NOS     
29.5945  -94.3896

RLOT2  ROLLOVER PASS   GALVESTON    TX  4.04 MHHW   27/1300 NOS     
29.5156  -94.5106

EPTT2  EAGLE POINT     GALVESTON    TX  2.81 MHHW   27/1130 NOS     
29.4800  -94.9183

GNJT2  GALVESTON BAY E GALVESTON    TX  4.08 MHHW   27/1042 NOS     
29.3573  -94.7248

GTOT2  GALVESTON PIER  GALVESTON    TX  3.98 MHHW   27/1054 NOS     
29.3100  -94.7933

GRRT2  GALVESTON RAILR GALVESTON    TX  3.44 MHHW   27/1118 NOS     
29.3024  -94.8965

LUIT2  SAN LUIS PASS   BRAZORIA     TX  3.24 MHHW   27/0506 NOS     
29.0810  -95.1313

FPST2  FREEPORT        BRAZORIA     TX  3.93 MHHW   27/1130 NOS     
28.9357  -95.2942

SGNT2  SARGENT         MATAGORDA    TX  2.44 MHHW   27/1230 NOS     
28.7714  -95.6172

EMAT2  MATAGORDA CITY  MATAGORDA    TX  2.35 MHHW   27/1336 NOS     
28.7101  -95.9140

TXPT2  TEXAS POINT     JEFFERSON    TX  3.97 MHHW   27/0824 NOS     
29.6894  -93.8419

REMARKS: EVEN THOUGH THE REGION ESCAPED THE WORST OF THE STORM SURGE
FLOODING, MINOR TO LOCALLY MODERATE COASTAL FLOODING WAS OBSERVED
AROUND GALVESTON ISLAND, BOLIVAR PENINSULA AND AROUND GALVESTON BAY.
THE WORST OF THE FLOODING APPEARED TO BE ON THE BAYSIDE OF THE
BARRIER ISLANDS AT HIGH TIDE THE MORNING FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF
THE HURRICANE WHICH TRACKED WELL TO THE EAST.


F. TORNADOES...
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(DIST)CITY/TOWN              COUNTY           DATE/         EF SCALE
LAT LON (DEG DECIMAL)                         TIME(UTC)    (IF KNOWN)
DESCRIPTION
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G. STORM IMPACTS BY COUNTY...
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COUNTY            DEATHS           INJURIES             EVACUATIONS  
DESCRIPTION
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LEGEND:
I-INCOMPLETE DATA
E-ESTIMATED

REILLY