Flooding/Heavy Rainfall Threat for 05/11/202

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Information provided by OEP Director Mary Jones

With the possibility for more heavy rainfall today on already saturated soils, a flash flood watch has been issued for a good portion of the area into tomorrow morning

Timing and Overview:

  • Thunderstorms will be possible almost all day, with some of these storms likely to product moderate to heavy rainfall at times.

Expected Accumulations:

  • Widespread 1 to 3 inches of rain have already fallen across the watch area
  • Isolated amounts of 8 to 10 inches have been observed in deep E. Texas
  • Between 2 and 3 inches of rain are expected over the next 24 hours
  • Locally higher amounts will be possible

Impacts:

  • Flash flooding possible due to already saturated soils
  • Additional rises to lakes and rivers will also be possible over the next few days