Rain Records Set in Galveston, Flash Flood Warnings in Place

Storyful Published January 13, 2017 0 Plays

Rumble As of 7:21 am, Galveston, Texas, had received more than 3 inches of rain on Saturday, December 3, <a href="https://twitter.com/NWSHouston/status/805039199531466752" target="_blank">breaking a record set in 1965.</a> Flash flood warnings were issued in the area.

At 1:15 pm, the <a href="https://twitter.com/NWSHouston/status/805128031891324930" target="_blank">National Weather Service in Houston</a> called for residents in Texas City and La Marque to move to higher ground. Into Monday afternoon, an <a href="http://abc13.com/weather/galveston-sets-rain-record-and-flash-flood-watch-issued-/1635473/" target="_blank"><span class="caps">ABC</span> 13 meteorologist called</a> for at least six inches of more rain.

These videos from Ian Shelton, an atmospheric science student tracking the weather, show the extent of the flooding in Texas City, located in Galveston County.