I was taking a look around Facebook when I noticed my cousin, Richard Harvey, Jr. (No relation to Hurricane Harvey) when I saw how bad the water was, even north in The Woodlands. I had a chance to speak with Debra Harvey, (no relation to the Hurricane). She lives in The Woodlands in far north Harris…
August in East Texas usually means heat, humidity, and dry conditions. Well, this week will definitely be humid, but the temperatures may be a bit below normal as a week of high rainfall chances will invade the Pineywoods.
In 2015 and 2016 in Deep East Texas, rainfall amounts in May were well above normal, but as soon as June came around, the rain slowed to a trickle. In 2017, we have had another wet May and it looks like the first few days of June could bring downpours across the Pineywoods.
Hopefully, the scene from above won't be something that we see around Deep East Texas throughout the day and evening on Tuesday, but severe storms are expected, especially in those areas just south of Lufkin and extending towards Houston and Beaumont.
Tornado season in East Texas usually falls from March through May, but, those that have lived in the Pineywoods for a while know that the threat of tornadoes in November and December is not out of the ordinary.