Houston forecast: Flash Flood Warning in effect for Houston, surrounding counties

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 12, 2012 at 6:23 AM

Updated Thursday, Jul 12 at 6:23 AM

HOUSTON -- Flash flood warnings and watches are in effect again Thursday as more rain moves into the area, KHOU 11 News Meteorologist David Paul said.

The day will start off in the 70's with showers creating a wet commute for some. As of 6 a.m., the greatest risk for flooding is on the northwest side. Radar indicated a large line of thunderstorms moving southeast toward Harris County.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area.

Here are the current weather watches and warnings:

A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 7:45 AM this morning for Austin, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Montgomery and Waller counties.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 4:00 PM Thursday afternoon for Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Jackson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, Washington and Wharton counties.
 

A Flood Warning is in effect until 3:38 PM Friday afternoon for Calhoun county.

A Flood Warning is in effect until 12:00 AM Friday morning for Matagorda and Wharton counties.

A Flood Warning is in effect until 8:57 PM Thursday night for Matagorda and Wharton counties.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 4:00 PM Thursday afternoon for Calhoun county.

“The seven-day forecast has some good news in terms of rain not being widespread anymore,“ KHOU 11 News Chief Meteorologist Gene Norman said. “By Friday we’ll have more of the isolated showers and thunderstorms.”

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