A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the following counties: Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Waller, Walker & Washington counties through Thursday night. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Lee County through Thursday night. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Thursday night. Some areas may even see totals of 5 to 7 inches of localized rainfall.
Congressman Tom DeLay disposed of three challengers to keep the GOP nomination in his suburban Houston congressional district.
He now faces an organized, well-funded Democratic challenge in November from former congressman Nick Lampson. He had represented a district next to DeLay's for four terms until it was redrawn to DeLay specifications.