Houston is currently between two areas of heavy rain. Although rainfall may lighten up briefly late morning. Chances of rain increase as heat and another upper level low slowly drifts in our direction this afternoon. Rainfall amounts of over 3" have already been record near the coast. Cities like Victoria and College station will pick up healthy amounts of rainfall today.
The forecast calls for at least 2" around the metro area today. Areas North and South could receive as much as 3" - 5" by the end of the weekend. So no matter where your going today pack you rain gear and your patience because mother nature will likely slow things down a bit. Don't forget to check the latest Doppler Radar loops for your area of town on KHOU.com. If you own an Ipad or an android phone you may want to pick up our latest weathercaster app for your mobile device.