The disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has become better organized. There is now an 80 percent chance of developing into a Tropical Storm or Tropical Depression over the next 48 hours. The storm is expected to reach the Texas Gulf Coast Friday or Saturday.
Keep an eye out for Tropical Storm watches and warnings this weekend. The main threats are heavy rain with possible flash flooding. Rainfall from 3 to 5 inches is expected for coastal counties. Elevated surf and gusty winds are also possible.
Behind the storm expected this weekend, Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed in the Atlantic. It's hurricane season, La Marque. If you haven't already, make a plan for your family and your pets. Get enough supplies and water to last a week and make an evacuation plan. Please check on your neighbors or family members who might need help.
Please register for community news flash e-notifications at connect.cityoflamarque.org or monitor local news for updates. Follow US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Texas for reliable forecasts.