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Houston weather: heavy rain and flood risk increasing


HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) – Sporadic rain and thunderstorms will return Thursday and could cause road flooding.

The possibility of heavy rain and flooding starts on Friday and continues till at least Saturday. During the next 7 days, the total rainfall will be between 4 to 8 inches in most areas with more than 10 inches of rain at isolated places.

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On which day are heavy rains and road flooding the biggest threat?
At present, Saturday seems to be the hottest day. These will be slow-moving storms with high rainfall rates, so beware of flooding important roads.

Sure it’s raining a lot, isn’t it?
Yes it has! We saw over 11 inches of rain in May at IAH. It is responsible for more than half of our total rainfall in the year.

Will there be a chance of rain for the next week as well?
Yes. Now there is a 60% chance of rain from Monday to Wednesday. We should finally be dry next weekend.

Radar Maps:
Southeast Texas
Harris County

Galveston County
Montgomery/Walker/San Jacinto/Polk/Grimes County
Fort Bend/Wharton/Colorado Countyado
Brazoria/Matagorda County

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