Early-morning flooding in Houston area

- A flash flood watch is in effect until 8 a.m. Wednesday for Chambers, Fort Bend, Harris and Liberty counties.

A areal flood warning is in effect for Harris, Fort Bend, and Waller counties until 10:15 a.m. Tuesday.

A flood warning is in effect for the following bodies of water:

  • Greens Bayou near U.S. Highway 59
  • Greens Bayou near Ley Road
  • South Mayde Creek near Greenhouse Road

Drivers were forced to navigate through flood waters on Tuesday morning after more than eight inches of rain fell in some areas. Northwest Harris County was especially hard-hit throughout the late night into with 6-8 inches hitting over the last 24 hours. Expect heavy downpours moving through our area throughout the day. 

Intense tropical moisture has contributed to the heavy downpours around Houston. Heavy showers will stay in the forecast and will stay at 80 percent for the rest of the day. Keep informed with new updates from Your Gulf Coast Weather Authority on this developing severe weather event.

High Water LocationsUpdated on 8/8/2017 at 2:31 PM
Location Lanes Affected Status  
 IH-45 NORTH Northbound At MEMORIAL DR Exit Ramp Verified at 8:17 AM today  
 IH-45 NORTH Northbound At SH 249/ MOUNT HOUSTON RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes Verified at 3:52 AM today  
 IH-45 NORTH Southbound At MILAM ST Exit Ramp Verified at 11:06 AM today  
 IH-45 NORTH Southbound At SH 249/ MOUNT HOUSTON RD 3 Frontage Road Lanes Cleared at 2:25 PM today

 

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