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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Isaias 07/31/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias Discussion Number 10 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Isaias 07/30/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/30/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine 07/29/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Tropical Cyclone 9 07/29/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Potential Cyclone 9 07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/28/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane /// Significant Tropical Weather07/28/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/27/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/26/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Hurricane Hanna and Remnants of Gonzalo07/25/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/25/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/25/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/24/2020 Normal
PCT Meeting 0900/24th July For Tropical Storm Hanna 07/24/2020 Normal
NOAA // Tropical Storm Hanna and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/24/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/24/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 807/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo Update 07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update Upgraded to Port Condition X-Ray 07/23/2020 Normal
USCG COTP - MSIB issuing Port Condition to Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Tropical Depression 8 // USCG COTP Set Port Condition - Whiskey07/23/2020 Normal
Coast Guard Port Conditions for Tropical Weather07/23/2020 Normal
Brazos Pilots Association Notice of Port Freeport Condition Update07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/23/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/23/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression 8 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance #7 and Tropical Storm Gonzalo07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update Corrected07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Depression # 707/22/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/22/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Outlook07/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/21/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/20/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/19/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/18/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/17/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/16/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/15/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/14/2020 Normal
FW: Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/14/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston COVID-19 Vessel Screening07/13/2020 Normal
USCG MSU Houston ***Coast Guard Safety Marine Safety Alert 05-20: Hazardous Area Electrical Installation Issues****07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/13/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/12/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/11/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/10/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/09/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/08/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/07/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/06/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/06/2020 Normal
NOAA Hurricane // Tropical Disturbance # 1 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/05/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/04/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/03/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/02/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, and Freeport, Texas // COVID - 19 Update07/01/2020 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 07/01/2020 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Friday, July 24, 2020
Priority:Normal
Notice:

 

July 24, 2020            Friday

 

 

 

USCG Houston / Galveston Sector – Captain Jason Smith COTP

 

 

Hurricane Season

June 1st – November 30th

Be prepared

 

Tropical Storm Hanna moving West-North, West to Texas Coastal Bend and Tropical Storm Gonzalo continues Westward

 

                

Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 

 

 

NOAA Weather

GMZ300-242215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

Tropical Storm Hanna in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to move west

northwestward toward the Texas Coastal Bend on Saturday. Tropical

Storm Warnings remains in effect for Matagorda Bay and the

southern Gulf waters. A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for

Galveston Bay and the northern Gulf waters. Elevated seas and

strong wind gusts are anticipated as this system approaches the

Texas coast and will produce dangerous marine conditions, so

mariners should continue to monitor the forecast closely.

 

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Houston // Open to all vessel traffic

 

USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray about 1600/23rd July 23.

 

 

Galveston / Texas City // Open  to all vessel traffic

 

USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray about 1600/23rd July 23.

 

 

Freeport // Open to all vessel

USCG COTP Houston / Galveston Sector has upgraded Port Conditions to X-Ray about 1500/23rd July 23. 

 

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Recommended Actions for Commercial, Oceangoing Vessels and Barges Over 200 GT

Condition Whiskey

(Alert – 72 Hrs)

 

Make all preparations to get underway.  Set navigation and radio watch.  “Dead” ships, vessels, or barges unable to put to sea must contact VTS Houston.  Information should be submitted prior to setting Condition X-Ray.

Condition X-Ray

(Readiness – 48 Hrs)

All vessels should prepare to complete cargo operations and depart port within 24 hours, or when Condition Yankee is set.  Vessels and barges unable to depart must contact VTS Houston before setting Condition Yankee.

Condition Yankee

(Warning – 24 Hrs)

 

Port is closed to incoming traffic without specific written approval of COTP.  All cargo operations should be secured.  All vessels are encouraged to put to sea.

Condition Zulu

(Danger – 12 Hrs)

Port is closed.  No terminal, facility, or vessel operations are permitted.

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NOAA Weather Service

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA HOUSTON

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA GALVESTON, TEXAS CITY

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA FREEPORT

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

A Few Clouds<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low            78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           92° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    79%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.88 in / 1012.1 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    75° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index  89° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind     NE 12 mph  

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             82° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     83%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer  29.87 in / 1014.2 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint    78° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility      10 miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index  91° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind   NE 14 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Friday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently     80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Low             80° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High            86° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity     87%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer   29.87 in / 1011.3 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint     76° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility       10  miles

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Heat Index   85° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind       N 9 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 105. East wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 87. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 78. East wind 10 to 15 mph.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 77.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 78.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 92.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 93.<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 85. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 82. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 84. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 82. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. East wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 81. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 82.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 83.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 86. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Low around 80. Windy, with an east wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 84. Breezy, with an east wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Saturday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a low around 80. Breezy, with an east wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms. High near 83. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 79. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 79.

Tuesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 80.

Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 89.

Wednesday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 81.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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Tropical Storm Watch <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Hanna Local Watch/Warning Statement/Intermediate Advisory Number 6A <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX  AL082020 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">726 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ438-250330- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">/O.CON.KHGX.TR.A.1008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/ <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">726 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">...TROPICAL STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT... <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* WIND <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Below tropical storm force wind <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Peak Wind Forecast: 15-25 mph with gusts to 30 mph <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Wind less than 39 mph <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          previous assessment. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PLAN: The sustained wind should remain less than tropical <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          storm force. Conditions may still be gusty. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PREPARE: Listen for any instructions from local officials. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - ACT: Ensure emergency readiness should the forecast change. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - REALIZED IMPACTS: Being Assessed <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Little to no additional wind impacts expected. Community <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          officials are now assessing the extent of actual wind <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          impacts accordingly. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* STORM SURGE <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Localized storm surge possible <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Peak Storm Surge Inundation: The potential for up to 2 feet <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          above ground somewhere within surge prone areas <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Window of concern: through Monday afternoon <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for storm <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      surge flooding greater than 1 foot above ground <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          previous assessment. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PLAN: Shelter against storm surge flooding greater than 1 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          foot above ground. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PREPARE: All flood preparations should be complete. Expect <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          flooding of low-lying roads and property. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - ACT: Stay away from storm surge prone areas. Continue to <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          follow the instructions of local officials. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Unfolding <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Potential impacts from the main surge event are unfolding. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* FLOODING RAIN <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Peak Rainfall Amounts: Additional 3-6 inches, with locally <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          higher amounts <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      moderate flooding rain <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          the previous assessment. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          are possible. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          vulnerable to flooding. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          action may result in serious injury or loss of life. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          and rescues. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          swifter currents and overspill their banks in a few places, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          creeks, canals, and ditches overflow. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          closures. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TORNADO <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Tornadoes not expected <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          previous assessment. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PLAN: Tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          with gusty winds may still occur. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - PREPARE: Little to no preparations needed to protect <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">          tornado situation. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - ACT: Listen for changes in the forecast. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">        - Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$ Hurricane Local Statement <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Tropical Storm Hanna Local Statement Advisory Number 6 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">TXZ163-164-176>179-195>200-210>214-226-227-235>238-300-313-335>338-436>438-241715- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Tropical Storm Hanna Local Statement Advisory Number 6 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX  AL082020 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">409 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">This product covers Southeast Texas <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">**HANNA EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN TODAY AND TONIGHT** <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">NEW INFORMATION <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">--------------- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - None <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for Coastal Galveston, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      Coastal Harris, Galveston Island and Bolivar Peninsula, Inland <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      Brazoria, Inland Galveston, and Wharton <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Brazoria Islands, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      Coastal Brazoria, Coastal Jackson, Coastal Matagorda, Inland <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      Jackson, Inland Matagorda, and Matagorda Islands <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* STORM INFORMATION: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - About 230 miles southeast of Galveston TX or about 260 miles <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      east-southeast of Matagorda TX <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - 26.7N 92.4W <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Storm Intensity 40 mph <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Movement West-northwest or 290 degrees at 9 mph <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">SITUATION OVERVIEW <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">------------------ <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Tropical Storm Hanna will continue to slowly move west-northwestward <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">across the Gulf of Mexico today with a turn toward the west tonight. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">A westward movement is expected to then continue through the weekend <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">is forecast to be near or move into the Texas Coastal Bend Saturday <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">morning. Hanna is expected to strengthen a bit more until it makes <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">landfall, with a gradually weakening as it moves further inland. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Locally, winds and seas will be on the rise today as Hanna <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">approaches the local Gulf waters, resulting in dangerous marine <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">conditions across the nearshore and offshore waters. In response, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">tides will increase, which could produce minor coastal flooding. The <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">strongest wind field should remain over the Gulf waters adjacent to <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Matagorda Bay. Inland, rainbands generated from Hanna will move into <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Southeast Texas throughout the day today and tonight. The most <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">concerning threat remains to be flooding rains, followed by elevated <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">seas and tides. 3 to 5 inches of rain with isolated amounts of 8 <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">inches or more are expected across the southernmost counties of <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Southeast Texas with lower amounts expected elsewhere. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">POTENTIAL IMPACTS <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">----------------- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* FLOODING RAIN: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">significant impacts across the Texas Gulf Coast. Potential <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">impacts include: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations and <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      rescues. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Rivers and tributaries may quickly become swollen with swifter <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      currents and overspill their banks in a few places, especially <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks, canals, and <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      ditches overflow. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      Several places may experience expanded areas of rapid <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and poor drainage <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      areas. Some streets and parking lots take on moving water as <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      storm drains and retention ponds overflow. Driving conditions <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      become hazardous. Some road and bridge closures. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Protect against locally hazardous rainfall flooding having possible <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">limited impacts across inland Southeast Texas. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Elsewhere across Southeast Texas, little to no impact is anticipated. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* SURGE: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Protect against locally hazardous surge having possible limited <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">impacts across the Matagorda Bay area. Potential impacts in <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">this area include: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Localized inundation with storm surge flooding mainly along <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      immediate shorelines and in low-lying spots, or in areas <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      farther inland near where higher surge waters move ashore. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Sections of near-shore roads and parking lots become overspread <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      with surge water. Driving conditions dangerous in places where <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      surge water covers the road. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Moderate beach erosion. Heavy surf also breaching dunes, mainly <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      in usually vulnerable locations. Strong rip currents. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Minor to locally moderate damage to marinas, docks, boardwalks, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      and piers. A few small craft broken away from moorings. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Elsewhere across Southeast Texas, little to no impact is anticipated. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* WIND: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">the Matagorda Bay area. Potential impacts in this area include: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      bridges and other elevated roadways. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Scattered power and communications outages. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Elsewhere across Southeast Texas, little to no impact is anticipated. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* TORNADOES: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">across the Matagorda Bay area. Potential impacts include: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      of emergency plans during tropical events. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      and communications disruptions. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">    - Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned, <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">      pulled from moorings. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Elsewhere across Southeast Texas, little to no impact is anticipated. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">---------------------------------- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* EVACUATIONS: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Listen to local official for recommended preparedness actions. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* OTHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Now is the time to complete all preparations to protect life and <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">property in accordance with your emergency plan. Ensure you are in a <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">safe location before the onset of strong winds or possible flooding. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Keep cell phones well charged. Cell phone chargers for automobiles <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">can be helpful, but be aware of your risk for deadly carbon monoxide <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">poisoning if your car is left idling in a garage or other poorly <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">ventilated area. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Closely monitor weather.gov, NOAA Weather radio or local news outlets <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">for official storm information. Be ready to adapt to possible changes <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">to the forecast. Ensure you have multiple ways to receive weather <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">warnings. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">* ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION: <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">- For information on appropriate preparations see ready.gov <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">- For information on creating an emergency plan see getagameplan.org <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">- For additional disaster preparedness information see redcross.org <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">NEXT UPDATE <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">----------- <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">The next local statement will be issued by the National Weather <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">Service in Houston/Galveston TX around 7 AM CDT, or sooner if <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">conditions warrant. <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">  <span-size:14.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:black">$$  

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0832 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21 – POGA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3.2 ft Rising = 48’02”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">3.4 ft Rising = 48’04”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">2.3 ft Rising = 47’03”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manchester

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Rising = 46’04”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.5 ft Rising = 46’05”

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0832 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21 - POGA

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">12 knots from NE gusts to 17 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">21 knots from NE gusts to 24 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">17 knots from NE gusts to 19 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Manchester

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">6 knots from ENE gusts to 12 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">13 knots from NE gusts to 17 knots

 

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FZUS54 KHGX 240913

CWFHGX

 

Coastal Waters Forecast

National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

 

Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

highest 10 percent of the waves.

 

GMZ300-242215-

Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

Tropical Storm Hanna in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to move west

northwestward toward the Texas Coastal Bend on Saturday. Tropical

Storm Warnings remains in effect for Matagorda Bay and the

southern Gulf waters. A Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for

Galveston Bay and the northern Gulf waters. Elevated seas and

strong wind gusts are anticipated as this system approaches the

Texas coast and will produce dangerous marine conditions, so

mariners should continue to monitor the forecast closely.

 

$$

 

GMZ335-242215-

Galveston Bay-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may

produce heavy rainfall early in the morning. Some thunderstorms

may produce heavy rainfall in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and

thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce

heavy rainfall after midnight.

.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening,

then showers and thunderstorms likely after midnight. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SUNDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers

and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds around 5 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers

and thunderstorms likely.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ330-242215-

Matagorda Bay-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots increasing to 15 to

20 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

choppy in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms early in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms late in the morning. Showers and thunderstorms

likely in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Bay waters choppy.

Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall.

.SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. East winds 15 to

20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters

choppy becoming rough in the afternoon. Showers and

thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...East winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

15 knots after midnight. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

choppy after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SUNDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters slightly

choppy. Showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Bay waters slightly choppy becoming

smooth after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms in

the evening, then showers and thunderstorms likely after

midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. Showers

and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers

and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Bay waters smooth. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Bay waters smooth. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ355-242215-

Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport TX out 20 NM-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Northeast winds

20 to 25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance

of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms

may produce heavy rainfall.

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. East winds 20 to

25 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce

heavy rainfall after midnight.

.SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Southeast winds

15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas

3 to 5 feet. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may

produce heavy rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 2 to

4 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may

produce heavy rainfall.

.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers

and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to

10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of showers

and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

likely after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming southwest

after midnight. Seas 2 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in

the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ375-242215-

Waters from High Island to Freeport TX from 20 to 60 NM-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WATCH IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Northeast winds

20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to

7 feet building to 6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet

in the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms likely in the

morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Southeast winds 20

to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13 feet

subsiding to 5 to 7 feet with occasional seas up to 8 feet after

midnight. Thunderstorms likely in the evening. Showers.

Thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall after midnight.

.SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Southeast winds

20 to 25 knots. Seas 5 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7

feet. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce

heavy rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall.

.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with

occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the afternoon.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...South winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in the

afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Showers and thunderstorms likely in

the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the

afternoon.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds around 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ350-242215-

Coastal waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX out

20 NM-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY...Northeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. A chance of showers and

thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. East winds 15 to

20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots after midnight. Seas 6 to 9

feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet building to 8 to 11 feet

with occasional seas up to 14 feet after midnight. Thunderstorms

likely in the evening. Showers. Thunderstorms after midnight. Some

thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midnight.

.SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Southeast winds

20 to 25 knots. Seas 7 to 10 feet with occasional seas up to 13

feet subsiding to 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet in

the afternoon. Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may

produce heavy rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to

5 feet with occasional seas up to 6 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Showers

and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then a chance of showers and

thunderstorms after midnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then a

chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

 

GMZ370-242215-

Waters from Freeport to Matagorda Ship Channel TX from 20 to

60 NM-

413 AM CDT Fri Jul 24 2020

 

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT...

 

.TODAY... TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS POSSIBLE. Northeast winds

15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon.

Seas 4 to 6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet building to

6 to 9 feet with occasional seas up to 11 feet in the afternoon.

Showers and thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of

showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Some thunderstorms

may produce heavy rainfall.

.TONIGHT...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. East winds 40 to

45 knots becoming 35 to 45 knots after midnight. Gusts to 55

knots. Seas 9 to 12 feet with occasional seas up to 15 feet.

Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy

rainfall.

.SATURDAY...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED. Southeast winds

30 to 35 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon. Seas

6 to 8 feet with occasional seas up to 10 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 5 to

6 feet with occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and

thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall.

.SUNDAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet with

occasional seas up to 7 feet. Showers and thunderstorms.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers

and thunderstorms likely after midnight.

.MONDAY...East winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A chance of

showers and thunderstorms.

.MONDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots becoming south

after midnight. Seas 3 feet. A slight chance of showers and

thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms

likely after midnight.

.TUESDAY...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. A

chance of showers and thunderstorms.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 4 feet. A chance

of showers and thunderstorms after midnight.

 

$$

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston WEB Cams

https://www.galveston.com/webcams/

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kemah WEB Cams

https://saltwater-recon.com/kemah-seabrook/

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/

 

 

<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Baytown WEB Cams

https://www.weatherbug.com/weather-camera/   

https://www.meteoblue.com/en/weather/forecast/webcams/baytown_united-states-of-america_4672731

 

 

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

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The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 41, & 42

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

 

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

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<span-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

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NOAA

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.