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Heavy Rain May Cause Minor Flash Flooding Overnight/Tomorrow Morning
News Release
Monday, September 10, 2018

What is the danger?

According to the National Weather Service, there is a Flash Flood Watch for Harris County beginning at 1:00 pm today through 7:00 am Tuesday. Scattered storms will bring heavy rain throughout the region starting this afternoon and overnight. Rainfall rates of 2 to 4 inches are expected during this period, with some areas getting as much as 6 inches. Large rainfall totals over a short period may cause street flooding and flash flooding.


What you need to do:

Stay Safe on Roadways

  • Drive with caution. Provide extra braking distance and slowdown in heavy rain.
  • Ponding on roadways may increase risk of hydroplaning.
  • NEVER drive around barriers or through high water. Turn Around, Don't Drown.

Stay Informed

  • Check Houston TranStar and National Weather Service for latest updates for before heading out.
  • Monitor weather throughout the day for changing conditions.
  • Get updated information from trusted sources and local media.  

Where you can learn more:

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