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The original item was published from 8/26/2017 10:35:04 AM to 8/26/2017 10:43:31 AM.

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Posted on: August 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Residents advised of minor street flooding, flash flood warning

Deer Park residents are advised of minor street flooding in residential areas. At this time, the following streets/intersections have been impacted by high water:

  • Center Street (300-600 blocks, intersection with 13th Street, 2900 block)
  • P Street between Center and Texas
  • East Blvd and San Augustine, northbound
  • Wisdom Drive
  • Lambuth Lane
  • Georgia Avenue (400 and 800 blocks)
  • Railroad Street at Robin Street
  • West P Street
  • San Augustine and Frio
  • San Marcos at P Street
  • Hastings Lane


A flash flood warning was issued for the Houston/Galveston area at 8:30AM with an estimated three-hour duration. The National Weather Service has also issued a standing flash flood warning through Tuesday.

“As we begin to see roadways impacted by high waters, we urge all residents to exercise caution,” Emergency Services Director Robert Hemminger said. “If you must leave your home and you come across a flooded street, take an alternative route.

“The average automobile can be swept off the road in 12 inches of moving water. Attempting to drive through water may stall your engine and potentially cause irreversible damage if you try to restart the engine.”

Stay aware of current hazards associated with Hurricane Harvey via the link below.

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