A life-threatening flash flood is occurring now from Winnie to Beaumont. A Flash Flood Emergency has also been expanded to include northwest sections of Liberty County. It also affects Chambers and Jefferson Counties.
An emergency is issued when there is a severe threat to life and catastrophic damage from a flash flood.
FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY: A life-threatening flash flood is occurring about 60 miles east of Houston across parts of Chambers, Liberty, and Jefferson Counties. Travel along I-10 may impossible Thursday morning from Winnie to Beaumont. https://t.co/hwzcFqoSkj pic.twitter.com/V4J6q0KPPH— Travis Herzog (@TravisABC13) September 19, 2019
These bands of heavy thunderstorms across Montgomery and Liberty counties are expected to slowly push through Houston. These heavy storms could drop an additional 3-8" of rain, with some spots possibly receiving more.
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Please remain weather aware. Don't drive into flooded areas and if possible, avoid driving at night altogether since flood waters are hard to spot after dark.
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