You don't get to live in a place called the Bayou City and not get a little road flooding from time to time (or to be more specific, EVERY TIME IT RAINS!).
These are some of the worst spots in Houston for high water and flooded roadways.
Telge Road near Spring Cypress Road
Raymond Valenta, left, and his mother Koran Kaptchinskie phone for help after their car was stranded in high water on Telge Rd. near Spring Cypress Rd. in northwest Houston, Thursday, July 12, 2012, in Houston. ( Michael Paulsen / Houston Chronicle )less Photo: Michael Paulsen, Houston Chronicle File
Fondren Road and Southwest Freeway
Vehicles make their way through high water along Fondren near the Southwest Freeway, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Houston. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
Clinton Drive and McCarthy Street
High water on Clinton Drive at McCarthy as rain fell on the greater Houston area Thursday, April 11, 2013. ( Johnny Hanson / Houston Chronicle )Photo: Johnny Hanson, Houston Chronicle File
North Freeway near N. Main Street exit
Vehicles make their way through high water along the North Freeway near N. Main, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in Houston. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
A car sits in high water along Quitman Street, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Houston. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
Little Cypress Creek area(Cypress)
A man rides on the side of a truck in two feet of flood water on Longwood Trace Drive in the Longwood neighborhood as floodwaters from the Little Cypress Creek flowed over its banks Friday, July 13, 2012, in Cypress.less Photo: Johnny Hanson, Houston Chronicle File
Polk Street near Cullen Boulevard
A Lexus drove into high water along Polk St. near Cullen Blvd. east of Downtown Houston during the heavy rain this morning on Friday, July 13, 2012, in Houston.Photo: Mayra Beltran, Houston Chronicle File
West 43rd and Oak Forest
Cars drive by a stranded vehicle in the high water at the intersection of West 43rd and Oak Forest after a downpour Monday May 26, 2014.Photo: Dave Rossman, Houston Chronicle File
South Mayde Creek area (Katy)
Cutter Urban, an oil and gas worker, helps police direct traffic out of high-water at the intersection of Greenhouse Road and Saums Road on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Katy. The flooding was caused by South Mayde Creek overflowing from its banks.less Photo: Mayra Beltran, Houston Chronicle File
Travis Street and Interstate 45Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
Studewood Street near Washington Avenue
A man pushes his car after it stalled out in high water along Studewood, North of Washington Avenue, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Houston.Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
Interstate 10 entrance from Louisiana Street in downtownPhoto: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle File
Farm-to-Market 1488 (Conroe)
Traffic makes its way through high water north of Farm-to-Market 1488 Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012, in Conroe.Photo: Cody Duty, Houston Chronicle File
Interstate 45 and Travis StreetPhoto: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle File
Commerce Street downtownPhoto: James Nielsen, Houston Chronicle File
Highway 288 near Holly Hall Street
Highway 288 near Holly Hall StreetPhoto: Google Maps
Fannin Street in Midtown
Fannin Street in MidtownPhoto: Google Maps
Memorial Drive passing under Shepherd Drive
Memorial Drive passing under Shepherd DrivePhoto: Google Maps
Walker Street near BBVA Compass Stadium downtown
Walker Street near BBVA Compass Stadium downtownPhoto: Google Maps
Interstate 45 exits near University of Houston Campus
Interstate 45 exits near University of Houston CampusPhoto: Google Maps
Milam exit of Interstate 45 south near downtown
Milam exit of Interstate 45 south near downtownPhoto: Google Maps
Main Street near the Medical Center
Main Street near the Medical CenterPhoto: Google Maps
9200 block Lake Park
9200 block Lake ParkPhoto: Google Maps
5300 block Willow Glen
5300 block Willow GlenPhoto: Google Maps
2200 block Des Jardines
2200 block Des JardinesPhoto: Google Maps
Shepherd's RidgePhoto: Google Maps
About 150 flooding incidents were reported on Houston streets between January-March 2015.
About 150 flooding incidents were reported on Houston streets between January-March 2015.Photo: Google Maps
Interstate 45 near CrosstimbersPhoto: Melissa Phillip, Houston Chronicle File
As of 5:30 a.m. Houston's downtown area has received about 1.5 inches to 2.5 inches of rain. The storm is expected to continue through 6:45 a.m., however, residents should be on the lookout for high water spots throughout the morning.
"As always, people need to be sure to not drive on water-covered roads, especially when it's dark outside," National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Kyle told Chron.com on Sunday morning.
The city will get a break from rainfall later this morning, with afternoon highs in the mid 80s, but the chance of rain returns in the afternoon.
Get an extended forecast at chron.com/weather.
Source : http://www.chron.com/about/article/Flash-flood-warning-issued-for-parts-of-Houston-11245312.php