Severe Weather

Sunday, April 19, 2015

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April 19, 2015

More Severe Weather Passing Through Harris County Tonight


What is the danger?

The Harris County Office of homeland Security & Emergency Management is monitoring severe thunderstorms moving through Harris County. These storms are bringing the potential for heavy rainfall, high winds, damaging hail, and tornadoes.

Hail has already been spotted in both the Spring and Tomball areas with some damage reported.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 7:45 p.m. and a Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 10:00 p.m.


What you should do:

Tune to local media and stay informed on this weather situation. Various watches and warnings could be issued over the course of the evening.

If storms approach your location seek shelter in an interior windowless room on the lowest floor of your location. This is a very dangerous weather situation.

Remember: IF THUNDER ROARS, STAY INDOORS! Hail, lightning, and high winds can result in serious injury, even death.

Where can you learn more?


Forecasts: National Weather Service

Preparedness & Emergency Information: www.readyharris.org



Local Traffic: Houston TranStar

Local Rainfall Totals: http://www.harriscountyfws.org