A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Milam, Robertson, Leon Counties until 9pm Monday, for Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery,San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller, and Washington Counties until 7pm Monday, and for Lee county until 1am Tuesday. Widespread 2" to 4" rain accumulations are possible through Monday, with localized 8" to 11" possible.
Texas is among 14 states that fund corridor service that Amtrak might not otherwise provide.
Senators Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey and Trent Lott of Mississippi are expected to announce legislation today that would encourage more state investment in Amtrak by making federal matching funds available.
The sweeping bill calls for 12 (B) billion dollars in federal funding for the next six years.
The idea of matching funds for state investment in Amtrak is one that both supporters and critics of the railroad have embraced.
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