How Much More Rain Should We Expect This Weekend?
Screencap of Dangold1138 on Instagram The flooded landscape gets old pretty quickly.
Houston has easily measured more than a half-foot of rain since Monday, and our rivers and bayous are swollen. A flood warning was issued yesterday for the West Fork of the San Jacinto River and US 59, which was rising due to overflow from the Spring and Cypress creeks. Roads in areas south of Kingwood were reportedly flooded last night.
A flood warning remains in effect since this morning for Cypress and Little Cypress creeks in the northwestern part of the county.
At least the rain helps quench the drought.
Search teams are reportedly still working to find a missing 18-year-old who may have drowned in the San Jacinto River in Conroe.
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 11:00am
Rice University Owls Football vs. UTSA Roadrunners Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 6:00pm
Rice University Owls Football vs. Prairie View A&M University Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 2:30pm
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. UCF Knights Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 29, 11:00am
Accuweather meteorologist Jordan Root writes, "The upper-level disturbance will begin to fade away late this weekend and into early next week, putting an end to the heavy downpours and flood threat."
We're hoping he right. We're thankful for the moisture, but this has been one hectic wet and muddy week.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.