Flash flood warnings issued as rain falls across Greater Houston area

The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings for different portions of the Greater Houston area—including Houston, Spring, Sugar Land and Missouri City—as thunderstorms continue throughout the region on Sunday.

















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Harris County Precinct 2's meal delivery program for homebound seniors served 160 people prior to its expansion. (Courtesy of Harris County Precinct 2)
Harris County Precinct 2 expands homebound senior food delivery program amid coronavirus outbreak

The program, which is 30 years old, originated with Commissioner Jim Fonteno and is the product of a partnership between the precinct and nonprofit Precinct2gether.

Pearland Mayor Tom Reid signed an order April 8 expanding food trucks' availability. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pearland Mayor Tom Reid expands food truck freedoms in response to coronavirus

Pearland Mayor Tom Reid signed an order April 8 expanding food trucks' availability.

Pearland is closing several of its park facilities indefinitely. (Haley Morrison/Community Impact Newspaper)
Pearland closes playgrounds, dog parks and more until further notice

These closures are to promote social distancing and efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19.

Sugar Land is asking residents to help make masks for essential city employees. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
City of Sugar Land puts out plea for community members to donate homemade masks

The city asks for the donated cloth masks to be made according to the CDC's guidlines.

Sen. John Cornyn said there is no clear end in sight for the restrictions on Bay Area business operations as health workers race to create a vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. (Courtesy Pexels)
Government, Galveston County officials provide coronavirus updates during small business virtual town halls

Sen. John Cornyn said there is no clear end in sight for the restrictions on Bay Area business operations as health workers race to create a vaccine for the coronavirus.

Officials at four major hospitals in the Cy-Fair area said they have been preparing for a possible surge in patients for weeks. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
How Cy-Fair hospitals are preparing for a potential coronavirus surge

Officials at four major hospitals in the Cy-Fair area said they have been preparing for a possible surge in patients for weeks.

The floor of the house on April 11, 2019. (Miguel Gutierrez Jr./The Texas Tribune)
Houston-area lawmakers urge DA to investigate possible 'non-existent' March primary candidate

Nearly the entire Harris County Democratic legislative delegation has asked the county attorney and district attorney to open a criminal investigation into the candidacy of a Texas House candidate whose existence was called into question after this year’s March election.

(Courtesy Fotolia)
RECORDS: League City police respond to more than 60 calls related to stay-at-home order violations

According to police records, League City police officers have responded multiple stay-at-home order violations over the last two weeks.

Many churches in the Sugar Land and Missouri City area have moved worship services online this Easter weekend. (Courtesy Pexels)
GUIDE: 18 Sugar Land, Missouri City churches live streaming Easter services this weekend

This is a noncomprehensive guide to local churches offering services online this Easter.

The Montgomery County Fair is accepting donations for scholarships. (Courtesy Grace Hoegemeyer)
ROUNDUP: Conroe, Montgomery events that have been cancelled, postponed or will be held virtually

Local elections have been postponed and virtual things to do include yoga classes and an online art gallery.

Students can now drop courses until May 1. (Danica Smithwick/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lone Star College moves drop date, refunds for students to May 1

Students now have until May 1 to drop Lone Star College courses and receive a refund.

Normally, a walk-through market, Farmer's Market on Tamina has shifted to a drive-thru method to continue to operate since mid-March. (Courtesy of Farmer's Market on Tamina)
Farmer's Market on Tamina shifts to a drive-thru to stay open during coronavirus measures

Normally a walk-thru market, Farmer's Market on Tamina in the Magnolia area has shifted to a drive-thru method to continue to operate.