HARRIS COUNTY WEATHER ALERT
For Monday, April 27, 2015
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April 27, 2015
Severe Weather Expected Through Monday Afternoon
What is the danger?
A band of strong thunderstorms will move through Harris County beginning overnight Sunday with the most hazardous weather - heavy rains, strong winds and possibly hail or tornadoes - likely to occur beginning Monday morning and into the afternoon.
What you should do:
Numerous watches and warnings may be issued so it is important to monitor local media and the National Weather Service for up-to-date forecasts on Sunday night and Monday morning.
The timing of these storms means it is likely to impact the Monday morning drive time. Check Houston TranStar’s real-time traffic map for road conditions before leaving home.
Heavy rain can cause scattered street flooding and ponding. Driving into flood water is the leading cause of flood-related death. Don’t be a victim! Turn Around, Don’t Drown!
Where you can learn more:
Forecasts: National Weather Service
Preparedness & Emergency Information: www.readyharris.org
Local Traffic: Houston TranStar
Driver Safety: Turn Around, Don’t Drown
Tornado Safety: readyharris.org
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