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Rain Is Expected All Weekend

Today we've got an 80% chance of rain throughout the evening and according to the National Weather Service at NOAAH, rain is expected now through the weekend as well as into early next week.

It looks like a wet week again in the Crossroads.

Whoever has been praying for rain, or doing some rain dancing, can take a break now!

We had been under a flash flood warning until Friday morning as well. " A slow-moving upper low over south Texas will interact with deep moisture over the coastal plains to provide rounds of showers and thunderstorms through Thursday night."

Showers and thunderstorms will likely produce heavy rains with rates up to three inches an hour.

Breaking Weather News

The National Weather Center has now issued a Flood Warning effective at 9:45 this morning for the Guadalupe River near Bloomington, affecting Refugio, Calhoun, and Victoria Counties.

Turn Around, Don't Drown

With heavy rains continuing through the weekend, please take your time while driving, and most importantly, when coming to a high water crossing, don't forget the safety slogan, " Turn Around, Don't Drown."

High Water Crossing Fatality Statistics

The Texas Flood-Texas Water Development Board estimates that roughly 60 percent of flood deaths in Texas occur in vehicles, many crossing high water areas. I don't know about you, but I find that statistic incredible, as well as incredibly sad.

A Helpful Website for Road Closures in Texas

Sometimes traveling in less than ideal weather is necessary, one way to stay safe and informed is to know where the road closures are located in our area. You can check the Drive Texas website for road closures by clicking here or by calling 1-800-452-9292.

You can get up to the minute weather by downloading our station apps and just clicking the weather icon. It's weather whenever you need it! 

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