Apr. 29, 2020
Thunderstorm Warning for Houston
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Houston
The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for areas of south Houston until 6 a.m. due to strong storms moving across the area. Areas north of Houston remain under a warning until 5:15 a.m.
Potential impacts from this storm include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
At 4:59 a.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Nome to Baytown to Greater Ost / South Union to Westchase to 7 miles north of San Felipe, moving south at 45 mph.
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