May 10, 2019 03:27:25 UTC
AlertHouston | Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of East Houston Until 10:45 PM
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Portions of East Houston
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of east Houston until 10:45 p.m. due to strong storms moving across the area.
At 10:11 p.m., a cluster of severe thunderstorms was located over San Jacinto State Park, or near La Porte, moving east at 25 mph. Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts were 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