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.
Fast-acting friends may have helped save the life of a young man,14, washed away by swift moving water late Monday afternoon. Three boys were playing near a creek in the Raintree subdivision when one got caught in a current. The two friends immediately ran for help.
Meanwhile, the boy washed away was able to climb ashore. College Station Police were on the scene and called for back-up from Bryan Fire Department. Bryan Fire keeps the water rescue boat. The boy was rescued and found to be uninjured.
His mother, a nursing student, said she planned on checking him over again just in case.
The accident happened in the 2700 block of Red Hill Drive in the Raintree Subdivision.