An off-duty officer interrupted a robbery at PlazAmerica, exchanging gunfire with suspects as they robbed a jewelry store, a Houston Police Department spokesperson confirms.
Slow-moving and repetitive downpours will raise the risk for flash flooding along the western Gulf Coast into early week.
Regions dealing with Zika-carrying mosquitoes could have another threat to monitor as tropical activity picks up this season.
Following the development of Tropical Depression 8, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the South Central United States
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.