There have been several schools that have announced delayed starts for Friday, May 27 due to weather related issues.
Kennard ISD will be closed Friday.
Trinity ISD and Groveton ISD have announced that classes will be begin at 10 a.m. to allow school buses to navigate potential hazards due to weather. Trinity ISD buses will only run on paved roads, the district announced.
Early Thursday evening over 5-inches of rain fell in the Houston County area.
First responders in East Texas have also been going to fallen trees and down power lines in the area.