National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Tropical Storm Near The Texas Coastline; Tropical Storm Warnings In Effect

Tropical Storm Imelda is near the TX coastline, just southwest of Galveston. Heavy rainfall of 5 to 10 inches w/ locally higher amounts of up to 15 inches can be expected, which may produce life-threatening flash flooding. Gusty winds, rough surf and rip currents will also be a concern. Hurricane Humberto will continue to produce dangerous rip currents/rough surf along the East Coast. Read More >

Weather Education and Safety


For Kids!
     Be a Force of Nature
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     Owlie Skywarn's Page -- Learn science and safety with Owlie

Obtaining Weather Information
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Learning About the Weather
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General Weather Safety
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