Heavy rain hits Cameron County, heading west

Rainy day in Harlingen

Heavy downpours are affecting the lunch hour commute in Cameron County.

A thunderstorm is moving west at 5 to 10 miles per hour towards Hidalgo County.

Dangerous cloud to ground lightning is possible with the storm.

Rainfall rates could reach up to 1 inch per hour in heavier hit areas.

Doppler radar estimates up to 1 inch per hour is possible with these storms.

Ponding on roads and some nuisance flooding is possible in low lying areas.

Slow down and drive safely if your visibility becomes reduced.

You can track the storm with the radar on