Apr. 19, 2020
National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Houston .
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for Houston until 10:00 p.m. This means conditions are favorable for the development of tornadoes.
Houston's two community based testing sites are closed today (Sunday, April 19) due to inclement weather. People with authorization codes for today should use them on Monday, April 20.
Be Prepared. Have a safe room available and be ready to shelter quickly if a Tornado Warning is issued for your area or if you suspect a tornado is near. Bring pets indoors and delay travel until the threat of severe weather has passed.
In the event a Tornado Warning is issued for your area, you are encouraged to:
Get In: Get inside a sturdy structure, find shelter in an interior room, away from windows.
Get Low: Seek shelter on the lowest floor possible, or underground, if possible.
Hold On: Grab on to a sturdy object and hold on.
Stay informed about changing conditions through official sources, such as the National Weather Service NOAA Weather Radio, local broadcast television and radio stations, and the National Weather Service Houston/Galveston Forecast Office website at: weather.gov/HGX