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.
A 26-year-old inmate at the Montgomery County Jail died Friday at Conroe Regional Hospital.
During routine rounds Wednesday, prison guards found the Willis man hanging in a cell shower by a torn bed sheet.
The incident is being investigated by the Texas Rangers and the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department.
The inmate was jailed on drug charges and had been incarcerated since early June.