A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Lee, Leon, Madison, Milam, Montgomery, Robertson, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 7am SUNDAY. 1" to 3" of rain, with localized totals between 5" & 7" will be possible as a slow moving, weak cold front arrives through early Sunday.
No injuries were reported when an Amtrak train carrying more than 100 passengers jumped the tracks in Beaumont yesterday.
The accident occurred about five minutes after the California-to-New Orleans train left the Beaumont station.
Union Pacific, which manages the tracks in Beaumont, was investigating the accident.