A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Lee county through 5am Saturday. A few areas of rain and thunderstorms could still be possible through the overnight hours. While most of this should remain below severe levels, a few storms (if they can redevelop) could brings gusty winds, heavy rain, thunder, & lightning. Overall threat is diminishing through 3am.
SEABROOK, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of dead fish have littered the Galveston Bay shoreline in the Kemah and Seabrook area along the Galveston and Harris county border.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials tell Houston TV station KTRK (http://abc13.co/1mfGNne ) that oxygen depletion is likely the reason for the fish kill that began appearing a week ago.
The silver fish are shad, also known as skipjack. They swim in large schools and primarily serve as bait fish for other wildlife.
Such oxygen-related fish kills are not uncommon but leave behind a stench.
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