News 2 Know: More severe weather hits Houston area

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Thursday brought another round of severe weather to the Houston area.

This News 2 Know edition will concentrate on the storms and heavy rain expected to produce flooding across the area.

Let’s get started.

Today’s Weather

A stationary front will produce showers and thunderstorms from around 7 p.m. through 4 a.m. We’ll see 2 to 4 inches of rain widespread, 6 to 8 inches scattered and as much as a foot is possible. Be vigilant to showers and thunderstorms this evening. Frank Billingsley has a closer look at the forecast here.

Don’t forget! You can keep track of the radar and forecast throughout the day at or by downloading the Frank’s Free Forecast app.

Flooding Forecast

What you need to know about the weather

After heavy rain and severe storms, another stretch of intense weather is on the way. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch that is in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday. Read more >

Events postponed or canceled due to weather

Here’s a list of events that have been affected by the weather. We’ll be adding to and updating it as new information is received. Read more >

Harris County: High-water vehicles, barricades deployed ahead of heavy rain

Harris County officials said they are ready for the flooding that is forecast to develop as heavy rains move through the region starting Thursday night. Read more >

Fort Bend County: Severe weather preparations underway

As severe weather takes aim again on Southeast Texas, officials and residents in Fort Bend County are preparing for the heavy rain and potential street flooding. Read more >

5 sites you should have bookmarked to use when it floods

Like or not, flooding is a reality that many in Houston have to face far more often than anyone would expect. When it happens, it can be tricky to find reliable sources of real-time information so that you can make decisions. Read more >

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