Strong storms prompted flash flood watches and warnings Thursday morning as several inches of rain fell in Houston-area counties.
The flash flood watch expired for Austin, Colorado, Fort Bend, Harris, Waller and Wharton counties at 10 a.m.
More than six inches of rain fell in some areas near Katy and in western Harris County.
High water locations were reported along the Eastex Freeway in north Houston and on several roadways in Fort Bend County.
As storms passed through the area in the early morning hours, lightning was blamed for house fires in west Houston.
Scattered downpours are still possible this afternoon through Friday.