Due to the heavy rains in our region today, emergency management officials are urging people to stay home, if possible. If you must travel, use extreme caution and please do not drive through flooded areas; water may be deeper than it appears or roadways may have been washed away.
As of 12 noon on Monday, Jan. 9, the following flooded roads have been reported in the Missouri City area:
*5th Street at FM1092
*Brightwater Drive at Lexington Boulevard
*Beltway 8 at Fondren Road
*FM 1092 at Lexington Common Street
*Fonmeadow Drive at Fondren Road
CenterPoint is reporting power outages in the Fort Bend area due to high winds, extreme lightning and heavy rain falls. Technicians are working to restore service as soon as possible.
Missouri City Police officers, Firefighters and Public Works crews are monitoring the weather situation and are prepared to respond to all emergencies.