FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 30, 2020
Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorm Threat for Montgomery County
Status Update from the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
MONTGOMERY COUNTY – A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for most of Southeast Texas from tonight through mid-afternoon tomorrow. There is a marginal risk for strong to severe
thunderstorms this evening and overnight for areas west of I-45, and there is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms tomorrow morning and into the early hours near and Southeast of Highway 59.
As the front slows and the upper level storm system approaches later this evening, heavy rainfall and flooding will become a possibility. The flash flood threat will continue into the early afternoon hours of tomorrow. Rainfall amounts are expected to average 2 to 4 inches with 4 to 6 inches possible especially near the slow moving boundary. Strong wind gusts, large hail, and isolated tornadoes/waterspouts are all possible.
Stay informed and monitor conditions for Montgomery County and the surrounding area on the Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management website www.mctxoem.org , Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, NOAA Weather Radio, KStar 99.7FM.
Also to receive emergency alerts to your phone or email from Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, register at http://www.mc911.org/page/ecd.AlertMCTX . When you are creating your profile, you must check the box next to Share my Smart911 Profile with TX-Montgomery-County-911 to support emergency preparedness.
The Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management will continue to monitor the weather situation and provide updates as we receive them.