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.
Two national hurricane experts are predicting up to 17 tropical storms and hurricanes this season.
The predictions come from Philip Klotzbach, a research associate at Colorado State University, and Joe Bastardi, the chief hurricane forecaster for AccuWeather.
They acknowledged that similar predictions for the 2006 season were wrong but cited a more active storm cycle this year.
They spoke yesterday at the Second Annual AccuWeather Hurricane Summit in Houston, a gathering of more than 100 weather experts and academics. The experts discussed the coming season with members of the energy industry, whose business can be severely affected by storms.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.