Flash flood warning Friday in Fort Bend County
A flash flood warning is in effect for Fort Bend County until this evening at 7 p.m. Significant rainfall could increase inflows to already flood swollen rivers. Swift water, biological and physical hazards remain in inundated areas and many roadways still remain closed. About 20 percent of the land in Fort Bend County has experienced flood effects.
Water levels are expected to slowly recede and will remain high into next week. 350 local and state emergency responders remain in the county assisting the local jurisdiction and 730 rescues have occurred to date. No fatalities or serious injuries have been reported.
Levees are functioning as designed throughout the levee improvement districts.
Damage assessments and long term recovery efforts are being coordinated as water levels recede.
For the more information, please visit fbcoem.org website or call 281-342-6185.