Houston under flash flood watch through 7 p.m.

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Weather forecasters have placed Houston, parts of Harris County and nearby counties along the Gulf coast under a flash flood watch through 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Showers and thunderstorms are likely to develop along Interstate 69 down to the coast, according to the National Weather Service.

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Northwest Harris County is outside the area at risk of flash floods, according to the service. The flood watch area takes in Brazoria, Chambers, Galveston and Liberty counties, along with parts of Fort Bend and Montgomery, and several others.