A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Lee County until 7pm Sunday, Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 12am Monday and Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 12am Tuesday. A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Lee county until 3am Sunday and for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson, Waller, and Washington counties until 4am Sunday. Widespread 2" to 4" rain accumulations are possible through Monday, with localized 8" to 11" possible.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Madison, Waller and Washington counties until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening.
The advisory includes the cities of Bryan/College Station, Bellville, Caldwell, Somerville, Navasota, Anderson, Shrio, Madisonville, Normangee, North Zulch, Hempstead, Prarie View, Waller and Brenham.
As a storm system approaches from the west, sustained winds will pick up from the south at 15-20 mph Tuesday afternoon with gusts over 30 mph. Wind speeds are forecast to relax Wednesday morning when a pacific cold front will sweep across the region.
Drivers of vans, campers, trailers and other high-profile vehicles should be alert to the danger of these winds, especially when driving along east to west oriented road.
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