Flooding reported in Galveston as heavy rain pelts coast

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GALVESTON, Texas – Heavy rain falling Friday in Galveston has led to flooding in parts of the coastal city.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning until 10:30 a.m. for Galveston County, and a flash flood watch is in effect until 4 p.m. for much of Southeast Texas.

Radar showed several bands of heavy rain moving across Galveston Island.

A video shared by a KPRC2 viewer showed standing water at Shearn-Moody Plaza, at the corner of 25th and New Strand streets.

Photos showed the intersection of 67th Street and Heards Lane was also flooded.

KPRC2 reporter Taisha Walker tweeted a video of a flooded Broadway Avenue J near 49th Street, as well.

Periods of heavy rain are forecast for much of the day along the coast.


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