Friday is expected to be partly sunny, with a 40% chance of thunderstorms after 11 a.m. and heat index values reaching up to 110 degrees.
As rain fell by the inches this week, Elizabeth Chavana and her family struggled to keep the water outside their home.
Several flash flood warnings were issued in the Crossroads Thursday afternoon due to showers and thunderstorms that are expected to drop another 3 to 5 inches of rain on the region through Friday.
A flash flood watch remains in effect and showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue rolling through the Crossroads, bringing another 3-6 inches of rain to the region through Friday.
Rain, rain, rain and more rain is forecast for the already saturated Crossroads through Friday, raising concerns of flooding and hazardous driving conditions.
Through Friday, Victoria and other inland areas are forecast to receive 4-6 inches of rain, while coastal areas could see 8-12 inches.
Friday is expected to be sunny with a high of 94 degrees and heat index values as high as 105, according to the National Weather Service.
An area of stormy weather in the Gulf of Mexico has been dubbed "Potential Tropical Cyclone 3," according to a Thursday afternoon National Weather Service bulletin.
Rain showers and storms in the Bay of Campeche, off the Gulf of Mexico, have a 70% of becoming a tropical cyclone throughout the next five days, according to a National Weather Service Corpus Christi report.
High temperatures and humid conditions are expected to produce a heat index of between 105 to 109 degrees in the Crossroads Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
A flash flood watch is in effect for the Crossroads through Friday morning, according to a National Weather Service news release issued Thursday night.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, road closures in Lavaca County because of rainfall included only rural parts of the county, according to the Lavaca County Office of Emergency Management.
When Seadrift residents found themselves trapped inside their homes during February’s winter freeze, local police sprang into action.
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