More rain anticipated in Spring, Klein as Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday, May 11

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Several inches of rainfall were reported in the Spring and Klein area from Thursday night through Friday morning, prompting a Flash Flood Watch from the National Weather Service that is in effect through Saturday evening.

Spring, Klein and Cy-Fair ISD schools are closed on Friday with several reported power outages and flooding on side streets in the area.

According to the Harris County Flood Warning System, over the past 24 hours the Spring and Klein area received as much as 3.24 inches of rain at Cypress Creek and Kuykendahl Road. Other rain gauges along Cypress Creek recorded 3.20 inches at I-45 and at Inverness Forest, 2.52 inches at Stuebner Airline Road and 1.28 inches at Hwy. 249.

Along Greens Bayou, rain gauges recorded 2.56 inches of rainfall at Cutten Road, 1.88 inches at Bammel North Houston Road, 2.40 inches at I-45 and 2.08 at Ella Boulevard.

Along Spring Creek, rain gauges recorded 2.92 inches of rainfall at I-45, 2.80 inches at Kuykendahl Road and 3.16 inches at FM 2978. Along Willow Creek, rain gauges recorded 1.84 inches of rainfall at Kuykendahl Raod.

As of Friday morning, all bodies of water remain several feet below the top of their respective banks and Houston TranStar has not reported any high water roadways in the Spring and Klein area.

As of 11:28 a.m., CenterPoint Energy reported 36,202 customers without power in the Greater Houston area, with several in the Spring and Klein area.

The National Weather Service said Friday that while its flood watch remains in effect, the day may provide a lull in dangerous conditions from rainfall before another round of storms hits the area Friday night into Saturday. An additional 1-3 inches of rain could fall between Friday and Saturday.

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Hannah Zedaker
Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.
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