Imelda Has Weakened Into An Open Wave
130 miles NNW of Houston Texas
WNW at 14 mph
At 400 p.m. CDT (2100 UTC), the remnants of imelda were located near latitude 31.4 north, longitude 96.4 west. The remnants are moving toward the west-northwest near 3 mph (5 km/h).
Maximum sustained winds are near 15 mph (30 km/h) with higher gusts.
The estimated minimum central pressure is 1010 mb (29.83 inches).
Watches and Warnings
Summary of watches and warnings in effect:
Flash flood emergencies are in effect for parts of southeastern Texas.
Flash flood watches are in effect for parts of eastern Texas and western Louisiana.
Rainfall: imelda is expected to produce the following rainfall amounts through friday:
Across the upper Texas coast into far southeast Texas, additional 3 to 5 inches with isolated storm totals of 35 to 45 inches.
Across portions of southwest Louisiana, an additional 1 inch with isolated totals of 3 inches.
Rest of east Texas, 2 to 4 inches with isolated totals around 8 inches.
These rainfall totals may compound ongoing flash flooding.
Tornadoes: isolated tornadoes will be possible today over parts of middle and upper Texas coast.