A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect until midnight for Lee County. Strong thunderstorms will continue to be possible, across the Brazos Valley, this evening. Winds in excess of 40-60mph are the main concern, within the strongest activity.Heavy rainfall between 1" and 3" has the potential to cause localized flash flooding in a few locations.
DETROIT General Motors CEO Mary Barra says it's likely she will testify before congressional committees investigating the company's handling of a faulty ignition switch that is tied to 12 deaths.
The CEO, who has spent her career with GM, also says she first found out about the switch problem in late December and had no knowledge of it before that.
Barra spoke to reporters Tuesday for the first time since the company recalled 1.6 million compact cars to repair the problem. The switch can cause an engine to shut down unexpectedly and cause power steering and air bags to fail.
Barra apologized for the loss of life that occurred. GM has admitted knowing about the problem for at least a decade but failing to recall the cars until last month.
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