Flash Flood Warning Issued For Southeastern Harris County

HOUSTON, TX — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for southeastern Harris County that expires at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday.

AT 937 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. OBSERVED RAINFALL RATES OF 2 INCHES IN 30 MINUTES IS OCCURRING AT SOME LOCATIONS. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... PASADENA, BAYTOWN, DEER PARK, SOUTH HOUSTON, GALENA PARK, JACINTO CITY, CLOVERLEAF, SECOND WARD, SOUTH BELT / ELLINGTON, HIGHLANDS, BARRETT, GREATER EASTWOOD, NEAR NORTHSIDE HOUSTON, GREATER FIFTH WARD, GREATER HOBBY AREA, CHANNELVIEW, NORTHSIDE / NORTHLINE, ALDINE, DOWNTOWN HOUSTON AND GREATER THIRD WARD. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS

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