Spring, Texas – March 27th, 2018: A flash flood watch has been issued ahead of an approaching storm system that is headed towards the Houston Metroplex.
The National Weather Service has issued a FLASH FLOOD WATCH that is in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday Morning. A band of showers and thunderstorms will slowly expand
southeastward into the watch area Wednesday morning. In addition, the band may slow down in speed as it moves into the watch area with individual storms moving northeast through the band.
Rainfall of 1 to 3 inches should be common with isolated bands of 4 to 5 inches. The most intense rainfall should occur Wednesday afternoon through midnight.
With the heavy rainfall expect area small creeks and bayous to rise and persons near these creeks and bayous should monitor the weather closely Wednesday.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.