A FLOOD ADVISORY has been issued for Leon county until 10:45am. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 12am Monday and for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 12am Tuesday. Widespread 2" to 4" rain accumulations are possible through Monday, with localized 8" to 11" possible.
There's plenty of Juneteenth celebrations happening Saturday. Juneteenth commemorates June 19Th 1865, the day African American slaves in Texas learned about their emancipation.
Rain or shine, a parade starts Saturday morning at 10 at Kemp Elementary on MLK and ends at Sadie Thomas Park.
Following the parade, there will be a family fun day with vendors and activities at the park.
You can continue the celebration Saturday evening with song and dance. Praises in the Park, a Juneteenth Gospel Celebration, will take place at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater in College Station from 5 until 11 pm.
Brazos Valley area choirs, praise dance teams, soloists, and musicians will be performing. The event is free.
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