More locally heavy rainfall is forecast for flood-weary parts of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, including the Houston metro area through at least Wednesday, ahead of a slow-moving low pressure system pushing from the Rockies in the nation's midsection. Torrential rainfall caused major flash flooding in parts of southeast Texas Monday morning.
The Houston area was particularly hard hit with 10 to 20 inches of rain measured on the northwest and north side of the city, according to the Harris County Flood Control District. Dozens of water rescues have been reported and numerous of subdivisions have seen flooding. The governor of Texas has also declared a state of emergency in nine counties due to the deadly flooding. For the latest on impacts from the flooding, see our full news story at the link below.
Major flooding has been reported on bayous, creeks and rivers in the Houston area, including: White Oak Bayou at Houston, Cypress Creek near Westfield and Hockley, West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Humble. Below are more details on the severe weather and flood threats the next few days. At the bottom of this article you can find a full recap on the severe weather caused by this same storm system since Friday.