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.
Several area emergency responders have been honored for their heroic efforts.
Bryan police Sergeant Jeff Peters received accolades at the 100 Club of Houston's 53rd Heroes Award Program. While off-duty, Peters rescued a man from a burning vehicle. The driver had swerved off the road and the vehicle had partially flipped, trapping the man inside.
At the same ceremony Friday, three College Station firefighters were named 2007 Firemen of the Year. Lieutenant Jeff Kuykendall, Lieutenant Robert Mumford and Firefighter Grant McKay were recognized for their life saving efforts at duplex fire in March 2006.
Navasota fireman Lance Hall was also named one of the 2007 Firemen of the Year.
Also recognized were College Station police officers Craig Boyett and Michael Stumpf.
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