If you’re planning on venturing out on this dreary day, you’d best check out Houston TranStar’s Traffic Map which notes five major roadways that are flooded. Here is a list, which we will update frequently as water continues to rise:
Slow Roads (Updated 1/19 @10:46 AM):
- I-45 North HOV Southbound from FM-1960 to Aldine-Bender (FM-525)
- I-10 Katy Eastbound from Eldridge to Kirkwood – 25 MPH
- SH-6 Southbound from FM-529 to W Little York – 25 MPH
- 610 West Loop Southbound from IH-10 Katy to Post Oak – 20 MPH
- IH-10 Katy Eastbound from Shepherd/Durham to IH-45 North – 30 MPH
Flooded Roads (Updated 1/19 @ 10:46 AM):
- IH-10 East Eastbound from San Jacinto to Gregg
- IH-45 NORTH Southbound At MILAM ST
IH-45 North Northbound from Allen Parkway to Cavalcade 610 North, Westbound at I-45 N 610 North Westbound at Kirkpatrick I-10 Katy Freeway Eastbound at Smith Rd. to Louisiana Rd. Beltway 8 East Southbound at Wallisville H-146 Northbound at West Main
This is an incomplete list of flooded roadways. As always, use caution and to not attempt to drive through standing water.
Flood Warning for Harris Co, Texas
Active until 9PM 1/18/17
The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers… Harris Gully At Medical Center affecting the following counties in Texas…Harris For Brays Bayou at Medical Center, Minor flooding is forecasted. The National Weather Service in Houston/Galveston has issued a
- Flood Warning for The Harris Gully at Medical Center.
- UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE…or until the warning is canceled.
- At 0827 AM Wednesday the stage was 34.4 feet.
- Minor flooding is forecast.
- Flood stage is 39.1 feet.
- Forecast: Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to rise to near 39.7 feet by this morning. Additional rises are possible thereafter.
Persons are urged to stay away from the river until water levels recede. Motorists should avoid any water covered roads and find an alternate route. Livestock and equipment should remain out of the flood plain for the next few days.
Stay tuned to NOAA Weather radio or other news sources for further updates.