City of Houston Responding to Flooding. City Services on Normal Schedule
HOUSTON – The City of Houston is responding to flooding throughout the area, and is urging residents to take precautions if they plan on traveling this morning.
Due to torrential rainfall overnight, there are multiple areas of high water throughout the City, primarily on the west side of Houston. In addition, multiple flood warnings are in effect for some creeks and bayous in the city, including:
White Oak Bayou & Heights Boulevard
Rummel Creek & Brittmore (I-10 & W Sam Houston Pkwy)
Briar Branch & Campbell (Spring Branch)
Halls Bayou & Airline
Greens Bayou & US-59
Greens Bayou & Ley Road
Keegans Bayou & Keegan Road
Keegans Bayou & Roark Road
Brickhouse Gully & Costa Rica (34th & US-290)
Horsepen Creek & Trailside
South Mayde Creek & Greenhouse Road
Houston Transtar is reporting 16 areas of high water on highways throughout the area, primarily on frontage roads along I-45 the North Freeway and the West Sam Houston Tollway.
Houston remains under a Flash Flood Warning until 7:30am, which means dangerous flash flooding is still occurring.
As of 6:00am, all City services are on normal schedule, and City employees are expected to report as scheduled.
If a City employee is unable to report to work due to hazardous weather conditions, they are asked to contact their supervisor.