A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for the following counties: Austin, Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Houston, Madison, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Trinity, Waller, Walker & Washington counties through Thursday night. A FLASH FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Lee County through Thursday night. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Thursday night. Some areas may even see totals of 5 to 7 inches of localized rainfall.
There is a moderate risk for severe thunderstorms through late Friday evening.
A powerful storm system will continue to push eastward and bring increasing rain chances to the Brazos Valley. A very unstable atmosphere will promote the development for large hail and damaging winds. While the highest risk for tornadoes will remain in northeast Texas, isolated twisters are also possible in the Brazos Valley.
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