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TROPICAL STORM CINDY LOCAL STATEMENT ADVISORY NUMBER 11
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  AL032017
440 AM CDT THU JUN 22 2017

THIS PRODUCT COVERS SOUTHEAST TEXAS

CINDY MAKES LANDFALL IN SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA BETWEEN CAMERON, LOUSIANA AND 
PORT ARTHUR, TEXAS. 

NEW INFORMATION
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* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - ALL WATCHES AND WARNINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELED

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
    - NONE

* STORM INFORMATION:
    - ABOUT 80 MILES EAST-NORTHEAST OF GALVESTON TX
    - 29.9N 93.6W
    - STORM INTENSITY 40 MPH
    - MOVEMENT NORTH OR 360 DEGREES AT 12 MPH

SITUATION OVERVIEW
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TROPICAL STORM CINDY HAS MADE LANDFALL IN SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA AND WILL 
CONTINUE TO MOVE FURTHER INLAND TODAY. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL 
WILL CONTINUE TODAY MAINLY EAST OF I-45. MINOR COASTAL FLOODING IMPACTS 
WILL CONTINUE EARLY THIS MORNING ALONG THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA AND 
ACROSS PORTIONS OF GALVESTON ISLAND. WATER LEVELS WILL RECEDE LATE THIS 
MORNING.  

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
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* FLOODING RAIN:
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS STILL A POSSIBILITY GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF 
I-45 TODAY. IN THIS AREA AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES IS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY 
HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. 

* SURGE:

INUNDATION OF UP TO 1 FOOT WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW HOURS ACROSS LOW 
SPOTS ON THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA AND ACROSS GALVESTON ISLAND.  

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
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* EVACUATIONS:
A VOLUNTARY EVACUATION REMAINS IN PLACE FOR THOSE WITH MEDICAL AND OTHER SPECIAL 
NEEDS FOR THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA. THERE IS THE POSSIBILITY OF LIMITED SERVICES 
AVAILABLE FOR THOSE ALONG THE BOLIVAR PENINSULA THIS MORNING DUE TO FLOODING 
ALONG HIGHWAY 87.

* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION:
- FOR INFORMATION ON APPROPRIATE PREPARATIONS SEE READY.GOV
- FOR INFORMATION ON CREATING AN EMERGENCY PLAN SEE GETAGAMEPLAN.ORG
- FOR ADDITIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION SEE REDCROSS.ORG

NEXT UPDATE
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AS IT PERTAINS TO THIS EVENT...THIS WILL BE THE LAST LOCAL STATEMENT 
ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX 
REGARDING THE EFFECTS OF TROPICAL CYCLONE HAZARDS UPON THE AREA.

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