May 10, 2019 02:53:01 UTC
AlertHouston | Severe Thunderstorm Warning for East Houston Until 10:15 AM
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for East Houston Until 10:15 AM
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for east Houston, including the Houston Ship Channel, until 10:15 p.m. due to strong storms moving across the area.
At 9:33 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located over El Dorado/Oates Prairie, or near Jacinto City, moving east at 25 mph. Tennis ball size hail has been reported with this storm.
People in the affected area are urged to seek shelter immediately in an interior room without windows and on the lowest floor of a building. People should bring their pets inside and delay travel or outdoor activities until the storm passes. If travel is unavoidable, reduce your speed to avoid hydroplaning. Heavy rains may also impact the area and only a few inches of water can float a vehicle. When you see water covering the road, Turn Around, Don't Drown®.
For up-to-date weather information, visit the National Weather Service Houston/Galveston Forecast Office website at: weather.gov/HGX