Flash Flood Warning for parts of the Greater Houston area

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HOUSTON — A Flash Flood Warning was issued for Fort Bend, Brazoria, Wharton and Matagorda counties until 11:45 a.m. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 3 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 inch in 3 hours. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly.

A stalled frontal boundary will act as a focal point for developing storms with heavy, tropical downpours over the next two days. On average we should pick up 0.5 to 1.5 inches of rain. We will see the chance for these downpours through the early evening. 

There is the threat of these storms producing flooding especially if they track slowly over the same areas and if those areas are vulnerable to such scenarios. Isolated spots could see 2-plus inches… this won’t be for everyone. That will be very isolated. 

The setup across our area is supportive of heavy rainfall but the tricky part is pinpointing exactly where that heavy rain may occur. This is why it is important to stay up to date with the latest forecast over the coming days.

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Weather Timeline

10 AM Wednesday: Scattered downpours continue to develop across the area.

11 AM Wednesday: Scattered downpours continue.

5 PM Wednesday: Scattered downpours impact the afternoon and evening commute home.

Rain chances drop for the weekend but they are still there. 

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