Houston forecast: Hail, heavy rain, lightning & wind

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on April 2, 2013 at 10:43 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 3 at 5:21 AM

HOUSTON -- A dangerous storm is moving through the heart of southeast Texas Tuesday night.

At one point Tuesday evening, rain fell in Sugar Land at rates around four inches of rain per hour.

Winds at 60 mph, pea to quarter-sized hail, dangerous lightning, and heavy rain are accompanying the storm.

Overnight lows will be in the 60’s. After a brief break early Wednesday morning, another round of storms will move in between 4 and 6 a.m.

Expect to see street flooding Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. If you must drive in these conditions, please use caution.

Rainfall potential during these storms are one to two inches. Some areas could get as much as four inches of rain.

The heavy rain will eventually taper off early Wednesday afternoon. As the rain moves off the coast, the temperature will drop to the 60’s.

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