- A cold front will move across Southeast Texas today. Any hazardous risks will come to an end after the front moves on through.
- Isolated strong to severe storms are possible (mainly near and to the east of Interstate 45, near and ahead of the front). Main hazards are damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
- The greatest risk of Excessive rainfall is now off to our east.
- Both ahead of and behind the front, several marine hazards (including Dense Fog ahead of the front) are expected.
Heavy rainfall is forecast for portions of Southeast Texas, including highly urbanized areas like the Houston metropolitan area. Based on forecast conditions, NWS Houston will be utilizing the following urban flash flood messaging for this event:
Street Flooding (Select if Anticipating Moderate Rainfall Rates; 1-2″/hour)
– Drive with caution. Cars may flood in low-lying areas. Ponding on roadways may increase risk of hydroplaning.
– Pay attention to the weather. Monitor the NWS, your local media, HCFCD and other official weather information sources.
– Rain may move repeatedly across the same area, causing a rapid rise on creeks and bayous. However, creeks and bayous are not likely to exceed their banks.