Flash Flood Watch across several Houston area counties

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HOUSTON — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the city of Houston until 4:00pm. This means conditions will be such that any storms forming in our area during this period may cause flash flooding.

Weather radars show slow-moving, heavy rainfall along the coastal counties. Meteorologist estimate between 2 to 5 inches of rain have already fallen over Galveston and Brazoria counties since Monday night and up to 9 inches in Brazoria County near Danbury. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible along with isolated amounts of 4 to 6 inches.

Officials said the watch will impact the several Houston area and surrounding counties:

  • Harris
  • Fort Bend
  • Brazoria
  • Galveston
  • Liberty
  • Chambers
  • Austin
  • Matagorda
  • Jackson
  • Wharton

High Water Areas

  • SH-35 Eastbound At GARRETT CR 33 in Brazoria County - Verified at 6:51 a.m. Tuesday
  • SH-35 Westbound At GARRETT CR 33 in Brazoria County - Verified at 6:57 a.m. Tuesday

Houston residents should be prepared for flash flooding by:

  • Ensuring they stay up-to-date with changing conditions
  • Making sure emergency alerts are enabled on their mobile devices
  • Setting their NOAA Weather Radios to "Alert" mode
  • Begin planning for the impact of flash flooding, which may mean delaying or canceling outdoor activities.

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