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Last Modified: 07/14/2020 06:19 PM

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LAKE CONROE, BAYOU, AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 2:00 P.M.

LAKE CONROE, BAYOU, AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 2:00 P.M.

Intense rainfall rates of 10-15 inches on average fell across the Kingwood, Humble, Huffman, Crosby, Atascocita, Highlands, and Mont Belvieu areas. This has caused flash flooding in urban areas, overbank flooding, and near bankfull conditions across Northeast Harris County, Liberty County, and Southeast Montgomery County.

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(SJRA) LAKE CONROE, BAYOU, AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 9:00 AM

(SJRA) LAKE CONROE, BAYOU, AND CREEK UPDATE AS OF 9:00 AM

Intense rainfall rates of 3-5 inches per hour is moving into the Kingwood, Humble, Huffman, Crosby, Atascocita, Highlands, and Mont Belvieu areas. This will result in rapid onset flash flooding in urban areas, overbank flooding, and near bankfull conditions across Northeast Harris County, Liberty County, and Southeast Montgomery County early today.

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COUNTY OFFICIALS MONITORING BAYOUS AND CREEKS AS TROPICAL STORM IMELDA MOVES INLAND

COUNTY OFFICIALS MONITORING BAYOUS AND CREEKS AS TROPICAL STORM IMELDA MOVES INLAND

The Harris County Flood Control District is tracking and monitoring Tropical Storm Imelda, which made landfall earlier today near Freeport, Texas. Imelda will track across Harris County tonight through Wednesday.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT MONITORING THREAT OF HEAVY RAINFALL THIS WEEK

The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is tracking and monitoring a tropical disturbance currently over the Western Gulf of Mexico, which is expected to bring heavy rainfall possibly resulting in bayou and creek level rises and street flooding Wednesday and Thursday.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP MAKING REPAIRS ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU AS PART OF HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY PROGRAM

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT AND BUFFALO BAYOU PARTNERSHIP MAKING REPAIRS ALONG BUFFALO BAYOU AS PART OF HURRICANE HARVEY RECOVERY PROGRAM

Beginning in August, the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) in coordination with the Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) will be completing major repairs along Buffalo Bayou, between Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street, to contain erosion and bank failures caused by Hurricane Harvey. While this work along Buffalo Bayou is not classified as a flood damage reduction project, the repairs are necessary to stabilize the channel and prevent further erosion and damage to the channel.

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ARDMORE STREET AT BRAYS BAYOU CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

ARDMORE STREET AT BRAYS BAYOU CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

The Harris County Flood Control District (District) has begun construction and has closed the Ardmore Street Bridge at Brays Bayou today to replace the existing four-lane bridge with a new higher, longer and wider bridge that will increase the conveyance of stormwater along the bayou in south central Harris County.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ENHANCES FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM WEBSITE WITH CUSTOMIZABLE ALERTS

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT ENHANCES FLOOD WARNING SYSTEM WEBSITE WITH CUSTOMIZABLE ALERTS

Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) has enhanced the Flood Warning System website www.harriscountyfws.org to provide residents of Harris and surrounding counties the ability to sign up and receive automated water level and rainfall alerts delivered via text message, email, or both. Sign up directly at www.FWSalerts.org to create your account which allows you the ability to sign up for notifications at over 250 gage locations across the region including Harris, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Galveston, and Waller Counties, City of Mont Belvieu, City of Sugar Land, and The Woodlands, and the San Jacinto River Authority.

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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT WEBSITE

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT LAUNCHES NEW PROJECT WEBSITE

The Harris County Flood Control District has launched a new website to support its partnership project with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The website, http://www.maapnext.org, will support the MAAPnext project, a Modeling, Assessment and Awareness Project (MAAP), that will produce the next generation of flood hazard maps for Harris County.

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