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HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT’S JEFF LINDNER DONATES GOFUNDME ACCOUNT TO CHARITY

HARRIS COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT’S JEFF LINDNER DONATES GOFUNDME ACCOUNT TO CHARITY

Residents who appreciate meteorologist Jeff Lindner have created a GoFundMe account to “buy Jeff a vacation” for his work in calmly and consistently updating southeast Texas residents over the past week. After contacting the fan who started the account, Lindner thanked him for his kind gesture and decided to donate all funds to a charity helping flood victims.

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Harris County Flood Control District Prepares for Heavy Rainfall

Harris County Flood Control District Prepares for Heavy Rainfall

The Harris County Flood Control District with the Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management and the National Weather Service are monitoring a storm system that could potentially affect our area late Saturday into Sunday. The primary threat with this system is heavy rainfall and flash flooding for areas that have already seen rainfall this week. Updates will be issued as needed.

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Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

Harris County Rainfall and Bayou Levels Update - 10:30 a.m.

The Harris County Flood Control District's Flood Watch team is actively monitoring rainfall trends, as well as measured rainfall amounts and water levels in bayous and creeks. Over the past 12 hours, widespread rainfall across most of Harris County has totaled 3-6 inches in the Brays Bayou watershed, 2.5-6 inches in the Buffalo Bayou watershed; 2-5.5 inches in the Greens Bayou watershed; and 2-6 inches in the White Oak Bayou watershed. Significant flooding has occurred along US 59 from Fort Bend County to the northeast side of downtown Houston, with widespread flooding of roads and underpasses.

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