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Severe weather across southeast Texas



HOUSTON (KTRK) --

Strong storms are moving through the Channel 13 viewing area, prompting several severe weather warnings and now even a Flash Flood Emergency for parts of Grimes, Waller and Harris Counties.

Cars submerged @ Studemont St. & Katy Freeway. Just saw man climb out of his sunroof. @abc13houston #hounews #abc13 pic.twitter.com/czJh7DNEzw

— Steve Campion (@SteveABC13) April 18, 2016

METRO Houston: ALL BUS AND RAIL SERVICE HALTED DUE TO SEVERE AND EVER WORSENING WEATHER CONDITIONS.

UPDATE: ALL BUS AND RAIL SERVICE HALTED DUE TO SEVERE AND EVER WORSENING WEATHER CONDITIONS. ^A

— METRO Houston Alerts (@METROHouAlerts) April 18, 2016

Mayor Sylvester Turner has cancelled his State of the City that was scheduled for today and has instructed all non-essential City employees to stay home. In addition, municipal courts operations are closed today. WATCHES AND WARNINGS A Tornado Warning is in effect for Harris County until 5:15am. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect through Tuesday morning for parts of southeast Texas. Flash Flood Warning for Fort Bend & Harris Counties until 09:00 AM.

Find a list of HIGH WATER locations by visiting @houstontranstar at: https://t.co/ntkYljV7cC. #houwx #HouNews

— Harris County OHSEM (@HCOHSEM) April 18, 2016

Report house flooding by filling out online survey at https://t.co/pFEC9Pif8J or call 713-684-4000 #HouNews pic.twitter.com/hg02gbPs04

— HCFCD (@hcfcd) April 18, 2016

SCHOOL CLOSINGS ALDINE ISD (HARRIS COUNTY) - Closed Today. ALIEF ISD - Closed Today. BELLVILLE ISD (AUSTIN COUNTY) - Closed Today. CHANNELVIEW ISD - Closed Today. CLEVELAND ISD - Closed Today. CONROE ISD - Closed Today. CROSBY ISD - Closed Today CYPRESS-FAIRBANKS ISD (HARRIS COUNTY) - Closed Today. DAYTON ISD - Closed Today. FORT BEND ISD - Closed Today. GALENA PARK - Closed Today. GOOSE CREEK ISD - Closed Today. HEMPSTEAD ISD (WALLER COUNTY) - Closed Today. HOUSTON ISD (HARRIS COUNTY) - Closed Today. HUFFMAN ISD - Closed Today. HUMBLE ISD - Closed Today. KATY ISD (HARRIS COUNTY) - Closed Today. KLEIN ISD - Closed Today. LAMAR ISD - Closed Today. MAGNOLIA ISD- Closed Today MONTGOMERY ISD - Closed Today NAVASOTA ISD - Closed Today NEW CANEY ISD - Closed Today ROYAL ISD (WALLER COUNTY) - Closed Today. SEALY ISD - Closed Today. SPRING ISD (HARRIS COUNTY) - Closed Today. SHEPHERD ISD - Closed Today. TOMBALL ISD - Closed Today. VARNER ISD - Closed Today. WALLER ISD (WALLER COUNTY) - Closed Today. Prairie View A&M has a 2 hour delay. Rice University closed until noon. University of St. Thomas closed today. All Lone Star Campuses are closed today. UH campus closed today. TSU campus closed today. All HCC campuses closed today. Houston Baptist University is closed today. KIPP Houston Public Schools are closed today. Zoe Learning Academy, Cullen location and Hadley locations are closed today. YES Prep Schools are closed. St. Augustine Catholic School is closed. Incarnate Word Academy is closed. OTHER First Baptist Academy is closed. St Vincent de Paul Catholic School is closed. Grace School is closed.

Monday and Tuesday's weather could be very dangerous. Slow moving, flooding storms are expected to move into the area. Some of our computer models are forecasting as much as 8" of rain through Tuesday. The latest timing has the really heavy rain starting in Houston just after the Monday morning rush. Some of our roads could be flooded by the time schools let out in the afternoon. Another round is heavy rain is expected from Monday night into Tuesday morning.

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