Only a Few More Hours of Our Flash Flood Watch with Sunny Skies Headed our Way

We continue to remain in a Flash Flood Watch, but conditions continue to improve. The forecasts are showing peak rainfall volumes across the region are showing between 1 to 3 inches with most our region, including Fort Bend County, seeing closer to 0.5 to 1 inches through Sunday morning.  

NWS Houston/Galveston 24 Hour Rainfall Estimates (05/11/2019)

A few showers and storms have already made it through the greater Houston area. Rainfall totals for the most part have been as forecasted with Fort Bend County receiving less than 1 inch since this morning. Overall, we should see less activity and with Sunday and Monday showing sunny skies, we should have a good chance to dry out and let things drain down over the next few days.

Harris County Flood Warning System 12 Hour Rainfall (05/11/2019 @ 3:24 PM)

Overnight the Brazos River through Richmond continued to recede slightly faster than the forecasts falling out of Moderate Flood Stage around 6 PM last night.  We continue to see gages upstream of Richmond rise with rainfall that occurred in the upper portions of the watershed; however, we should continue to see the Brazos River through Richmond fall. Based on the current forecast we should fall below Moderate Flood Stage by Monday morning.

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