The Harris County Toll Road Authority announced it is waiving tolls on some roadways due to weather conditions from Tropical Depression Imelda.
While the Houston area was spared the worst of Tropical Depression Imelda, which dumped over 42 inches of rain on some parts of Southeast Texas, it was enough to overpower drains and fill bayous across the city.
The City of Bellaire is still advising caution for residents despite slowing rain from Tropical Depression Imelda.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, public safety officials urge drivers to stay off roads through afternoon while floodwaters recede
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and the city’s public safety officials continue to urge drivers to stay off the city’s roadways while floodwaters recede.
From ABC 13 media partners—As a flooding emergency has hit across the Houston area, many people have found themselves trapped by floodwaters with nowhere to go.
State and local officials have issued disaster declarations Sept. 19 following continuous rains throughout the day.
Space Center Houston closed Sept. 19 due to inclement weather, according to a press release sent out by the center. The center plans to reopen Friday, according to the release.
UPDATED at 9:28 p.m.: After suspending service before noon, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County began resuming service at 7 p.m., with partial service to park-and-rides and METROLift active. High-occupancy vehicle lanes remained closed, however.
UPDATE 8:15 a.m. Sept. 20: Flood waters are receding across the city. Houston Transtar 's website will have the most up to date information. The following roads have been cleared as of this morning.
Updated Sept. 20 at 6:55 a.m.
UPDATE AT 1:45 p.m.
New changes to Houston's juvenile curfew ordinance keep its enforcement in effect but aim to reduce the likelihood that minors will be subject to racial profiling.
A flight simulation company will soon lease land in Phase 1 of the Houston Spaceport .
Find a listing of the most recent street flooding reports here.
Houston Community College officials have announced classes and activities are canceled through Sept. 18 due to heavy rains and the possibility of flooding, according to a press release.
Updated 1:20 p.m. Sept. 19
A demolition permit was sold this week to allow a restoration and renovation of 1059 Kirby Drive to move forward.
Following a keynote address by Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath in which he called for broad community engagement in public schools, Greater Houston Partnership President Bob Harvey told area business and school leaders he expects the replacement of Houston ISD's board in the coming months and asked them to get involved and advocate for a new direction for the district.
Under the Volcano, located at 2349 Bissonnet St., Houston, will celebrate 30 years of business with a special event on Saturday, Sept. 21, from 7 p.m.-12 a.m. with drink specials, special guest DJs, a photo booth, games, prizes and more.
Hundreds of parents and children came to a celebration of the progress being made on a new school building for Kolter Elementary on Saturday, Sep. 14, which is scheduled to open next summer at its original location, 9710 Runnymeade Drive, Houston.
A number of HCA Houston Healthcare locations will collect unused or expired opioid painkillers Sept. 21 during an event HCA is calling "Crush the Crisis." The drug take-back day encourages individuals to safely and anonymously dispose of unused or expired prescription pain relievers by visiting one of 12 collection sites in the Greater Houston area in an effort to curb the misuse of these drugs, according to a Sept. 9 release.