Heavy Rainfall Expected Friday Night -12.5.18 press release

Heavy Rainfall Expected Friday Night

For Immediate Release- December 5, 2018

Weather forecasts strong to severe storms expected to move across Southeast Texas beginning Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. The National Weather Service predicts that Montgomery County will receive rainfall amounts between 3 to 5 inches. This cold front is slow moving and could produce rainfall amounts of 10 to 11 inches in some areas. There is also evidence that this system could produce isolated tornadoes.

During these storms street flooding is probable. The widespread rainfall will likely lead to abundant runoff causing river and bayou flooding with moderate river flooding possible.

 

Turn Around, Don’t Drown. Significant travel impacts are possible as some roadways may become impassable.

To receive emergency alerts to your phone or email from Montgomery County Office of 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.

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, or twitter, NOAA Weather Radio, KStar 99.7FM.

###