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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Houston/Galveston, TX (HGX)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX
1151 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>213-226-227-235>238-300-151700-
Austin-Brazos-Burleson-Colorado-Fort Bend-Grimes-Houston-
Inland Brazoria-Inland Galveston-Inland Harris-Inland Jackson-
Inland Matagorda-Madison-Montgomery-Northern Liberty-Polk-
San Jacinto-Southern Liberty-Trinity-Walker-Waller-Washington-
Wharton-
1151 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Scattered showers with isolated thunderstorms may begin forming
in the vicinity of a stationary front across the northern 
counties today. While a few of these storms may become strong, 
severe weather is not anticipated this afternoon or evening. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Showers and thunderstorms will likely develop along and ahead of 
a cold front that will push into the area early Monday. Severe 
weather is not expected with these storms although a few strong 
storms may be possible along the cold front Monday. 

No hazardous weather is forecast for the remainder of the week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed today.

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GMZ350-355-370-375-151700-
Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out
20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-
Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to
60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-
1151 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Onshore winds are weakening below Small Craft Exercise Caution 
levels this afternoon. While seas may remain slightly elevated,
there is no immediate concern for hazardous maritime weather. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A cold front will travel off the coast Monday afternoon and evening.
Northerly winds will strengthen in its wake. Small Craft Advisories
may be needed for strong offshore winds and higher seas Monday night
into Tuesday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected.

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TXZ214-313-335>338-151700-
Chambers-Coastal Brazoria-Coastal Galveston-Coastal Harris-
Coastal Jackson-Coastal Matagorda-
1151 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect for minor tide wash up and
the flooding of low lying beach areas during periods of high tides.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A cold front will push off the coast late Monday morning with 
strong northerly winds in its wake. Thunderstorms may accompany 
the front but most, if not all, storm activity will be below 
severe thresholds.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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TXZ436>438-151700-
Brazoria Islands-Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula-
Matagorda Islands-
1151 AM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Southeast Texas..

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Tide levels of around one foot this afternoon means coastal 
flooding may be possible during high tide times. A Coastal Flood 
Advisory is in effect for the Gulf facing beaches of Bolivar 
Peninsula and Galveston Island. Coastal flooding and wave run up 
may extend further down the coast. Moderately strong rip currents
exist along the beaches today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Until a cold front pushes off the coast mid to late Monday
morning, there is a potential for minor coastal flooding or wave 
run up and moderate rip current strength. Moderate to strong 
north winds in the wake of the front will likely hoist Monday 
Small Craft Advisories or Exercise Caution flags.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

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