Houston flooding: Rain from Beta floods roads and freeways

Here is the latest on the ongoing flood threat from Tropical Storm Beta, including the forecast, school closings and road closures.

HOUSTON — Tropical Storm Beta made landfall over the Matagorda Bay Peninsula late Monday, but as of Wednesday, it is no more. Downgrading from a tropical depression to mere remnants, Beta is expected to cause light rain across southeast Texas as it moves eastward.

In Houston, flash flood warnings have expired and the city continues to rebound from standing water on key freeways brought in from the intense rain over the past two days.

Some of the city’s largest school districts— such as Houston ISD and Galveston ISD— will continue to operate a hundred percent remotely Wednesday, but most have reopened campuses. Click here for a full list of school closures.

8:35 a.m. Wednesday The city of Houston has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center, which was activated in response

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