WEATHER WATCH: Flooding possible in multiple ETX counties

WEATHER WATCH: Flooding possible in multiple ETX counties

POSTED: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 5:26am

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 9:56am

According to the National Weather Service, a flash flood watch has been issued for the following counties:

  • Cherokee
  • Upshur
  • Camp
  • Rusk
  • Franklin
  • Panola
  • Marion
  • Morris
  • Wood
  • Cass
  • Smith
  • Gregg
  • Harrison
  • Titus
  • Hopkins
  • Rains
  • Anderson
  • Van Zandt

The advisory has been issued from Wednesday from 4:00 p.m., through Thursday at 12:00 p.m. The storm is detailed as a strong, upper-level disturbance and is reported to produce heavy rainfall to East Texas, Wednesday afternoon through Thursday afternoon. Widespread rainfall of two to five inches is expected with localized higher amounts of six inches.

KETK would like to remind drivers to use extra caution in inclement weather. In heavy downpours, flash flooding of lower lying and poor drainage areas and at low crossings is possible. Some roads may be affected near adjacent streams and creeks that overflow the banks.

Stay with for all the latest updates on the weather conditions as well as power outages and damages, if they occur, across East Texas. For up-to-the-minute weather information, download the free KETK Mobile App from your mobile app store or click here.

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