Flash flood watch canceled for most of Houston region

By Frank Billingsley - Chief Meteorologist

A Flash Flood Watch has been canceled for most of the Houston area with the exception being the coast.

Heavy rain continued to move across the coastal counties, especially Chambers and Galveston where a Flash Flood Warning is in effect for Bolivar Peninsula until 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Elsewhere, rain is produced a damp drive home for commuters.

Wharton County had 6 to 10 inches of rain and an areal flood advisory remained in effect until 6:30 p.m. for already flooded areas.

Houston forecast

Southeast Texas will see the rain end later Wednesday evening.

Overnight will be mostly cloudy with a much drier commute for Thursday morning.

A fast-moving upper-level system out of New Mexico will head our way and a round of quick storms moves through late Thursday afternoon with the threat of strong winds and hail.

Friday may have some lingering showers and then we go into a very hot and humid weekend with feels like temperatures of 105F.


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