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The National weather service released their latest report below

April 18, 2017—The National weather service released their latest report below....High Water also reported in Santa Fe as well where roads are covered and flooded The Flash Flood Watch continues for: * Portions of Southeast Texas and southeast Texas...including the following counties...in Southeast Texas...Jackson. In southeast Texas...Austin...Brazoria...Chambers...Colorado... Fort Bend...Galveston...Harris...Liberty...Matagorda...Waller and Wharton. * Until 4 PM CDT this afternoon * Showers and thunderstorms are expected to persist through much of the day today. Upper level disturbances and favorable winds aloft in this warm moist and unstable airmass will aid in storm development this afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be possible in the watch area with the potential for higher isolated amounts of 4 to 6 inches. These higher rainfall amounts could lead to flash flooding. * Areas that saw heavy rainfall earlier this morning (especially Brazoria and Galveston counties) will be particularly sensitive to any additional rainfall received during the day. Around 8 to 10 inches of rain fell across parts of these counties overnight. * Flash flooding will be possible from any storms that produce heavy rainfall. This includes water rapidly rising in roads with poor drainage, rising waters on area creeks, bayous and rivers due to runoff. Flood waters could damage bridges over streams impeding travel. Flooding could impact homes in low lying areas. Flooding will likely be at night in which visibility will be restricted. Do not drive into any water at night.

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